Thursday, March 9, 2023 7:30pm
About this Event
101 S. Campus Ave., Oxford, OH 45056
The Miami University Symphony Orchestra will open its 120th anniversary season March 9 with a concert honoring the victims of Türkiye and Syria earthquakes.
The earthquakes left approximately 1.5 million people homeless, and over 50,000 people dead. The concert, at 7:30 p.m. in Hall Auditorium, is free and open to the public.
Ricardo Averbach, conductor of the Miami University Symphony Orchestra (MUSO) and a member of the International Faculty and Staff Association of Miami (IFSAM), said the concert “will launch our response to this shattering disaster that affected members of our faculty, staff and students, who have relatives and friends in the region.”
IFSAM, led by Jacqueline Rioja Velarde, associate director of the Center for American and World Cultures, has come together in an effort to support the victims of the earthquakes through a number of initiatives, Averbach said.
Members of IFSAM will participate in the MUSO performance: