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Dominick Argento Memorial Concert

June 18 @ 3:00 pm


Celebrate the life and music of Professor Emeritus Dominick Argento—composer, teacher, mentor, collaborator, friend, and luminary in our state’s musical landscape. The program, curated and conducted by Argento’s long-time collaborator Philip Brunelle, features performances by Sam Nelson (boy soprano), Maria Jette (soprano), Michael Sutton (violin), Vern Sutton (tenor), and Jeffrey Van (guitar) accompanied by musicians from the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and VocalEssence, and with support from The Schubert Club, University of Minnesota School of Music, and Minnesota Opera. Remembrances will be given by Barry Kempton (artistic and executive director, The Schubert Club), Rick Walters (vice president, classical & vocal publications, Hal Leonard), U of M Professor Emeritus Vern Sutton, and Argento’s niece Nicki Rambeau. Michael Kim, director of the School of Music will serve as emcee.