Puccini Meets Totoro - An Introduction to Orchestra: University Orchestra

Puccini Meets Totoro - An Introduction to Orchestra: University Orchestra

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 . 8PM
Photo by Paige Leckie.
Principal People: 

Shun Yao, conductor
Mariana Corichi Gómez, conductor

Sarah Frisof, flute

Special Announcement: 

The livestream of this event will only be available to view during the performance. The video will not be available for viewing after the concert.

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Estimated Length: 
2 hours
Program Notes: 

Join us in person at The Clarice or watch the livestream from the comfort of your home.

The University of Maryland University Orchestra takes the stage for its final performance of the year, bringing audiences a taste of orchestral masterworks, opera and movie scoring. From Puccini's classic La bohéme to the score of the beloved Hayao Miyazaki film, My Neighbor Totoro, this performance has something for everyone!


CPE Bach- Allegro from Flute Concerto in D Minor
Joe Hisaishi- Orchestra Stories: My Neighbor Totoro
Giacomo Puccini- Act I from La bohéme
Richard Wagner- Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

About the University Orchestra (UOrch)

Led by students of the graduate conducting studio, UOrch (formerly UMRO) is a unique orchestra of musicians from across campus that performs four full concerts each season. Repertoire varies based on instrumentation and consists of works for both chamber and full orchestra.

Health + Safety For In-Person Attendance

Patrons attending University of Maryland arts events are no longer required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. We continue to encourage audiences to wear a mask and stay current with vaccinations and boosters. Please see our Health & Safety information page for information about what to expect during your visit.