Review: Oklahoma City Philharmonic Offers 'italian Gems'

By Lauren MonteiroFor The OklahomanThe Oklahoma City Philharmonic, led by Maestro Alexander Mickelthwate — and joined by a combined choir of Canterbury Voices, OCU Chamber Choir and University Singers (prepared laudably by Randi Ellefson and Tony Gonzales, respectively) — gave a lovely performance of a thoroughly enjoyable and balanced program, “Italian Gems.”Missy Mazzoli’s opener, "Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)," written in 2013, was a great contemporary selection for the OKC Phil: palatable, while still satisfying to more adventurous musical tastes.Read more on

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