CSU provides a great gift to music lovers in our area, concerts by extraordinarily talented student musicians and their instructors. Julie Bray and I were among those who attended Sunday’s impressive concert by the CSU Philharmonic and Joseph Golden on Legacy Hall’s million-dollar organ. Admission price: zero.
We agreed that the orchestra’s opening selection, Emmanuel Chabrier’s rthymic and colorful Espana, ,was delightful. The second selection, Camille Saint-Saens’ Symphony No. 3 “Organ” in C Minor, Op. was powerful and gave the orchestra and Joseph Golden the opportunity to display their extraordinary musical talents. We were impressed by the second one. However, we agreed the first one was more enjoyable. It created a festive and happy mood. The second one was very dramatic. Very.
There are many more free concerts by CSU students and faculty that you can attend. If you love great live music performances, the price is certainly right. We plan to take advantage of that. Maybe you will, too.