Concert violinist Ellen Jung will be one of the featured soloists on May 6 at the “Spring Concert” of the Laguna Woods Village Symphony and members of the Saddleback College Emeritus Institute Symphony Orchestra. Maestra Valerie Geller has prepared an entertaining concert program featuring the popular music themes from Bizet’s opera “Carmen.”
The evening’s program begins with Jung performing the virtuoso composition “Carmen Fantasy” by Sarasate. Jung is an international soloist and member of the renowned chamber music ensemble, the Jung Trio. She received her Artists Diploma from Yale University and is currently on faculty at Vanguard University and the Claremont School of Music. She also performs regularly at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach and is a member of the Long Beach Symphony.
Completing the evenings program will be “Carmen Suites 1 & 2″ by Bizet and will feature Mezzo-Soprano Lauren Edwards, Baritone Ryan Thorn, and the Southern California Children’s Chorus.
Concert begins at 7 p.m. at Geneva Presbyterian Church, Laguna Hills. General admission tickets $5 can be purchased at the door or in advance from LWVS musicians.