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Beethoven, Mozart, Solis and Palermo featured with IU School of Medicine Orchestra

David Schurger – Conductor

David Schurger – Conductor

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana University School of Medicine Orchestra will present a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St.

Selections will include Beethoven’s “Fidelio Overture, Op. 72,” “Mothership” by Mason Bates, Micaela’s Aria from “Carmen” by Georges Bizet featuring Maria Solis as vocal soloist, and Mozart’s “Violin Concert, No.2” featuring soloist Phil Palermo of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. David Schurger is conducting.

A coffee and cookie reception will follow the performance.

The orchestra features more than 40 musically gifted medical and dental students, medical residents, faculty and staff of the IU schools of medicine and dentistry. The concert, which is open to the public, is one of two presented annually by medical students and faculty and is sponsored by the IU School of Medicine Office of Medical Service-Learning.