This concert of musical poetry features folklore and fancy. Two tone poems tell the stories of Don Juan and Peruvian spirits while a waltzing ballet from Ravel and Korngold’s soaring violin concert evoke feelings of romance and whimsy.
GABRIELA LENA FRANK Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra KORNGOLD Violin Concerto in D Major STRAUSS Don Juan RAVEL La valse
With Mykael and Yulia Ayrapetyan, piano. For the first time in the history of Armenia, the works of 24 Armenian composers will be performed in one concert. United States and World premieres.
The LLS Orchestra make their Zipper Hall debut with a program which includes two iconic pieces of music: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2, a timeless masterpiece that's sure to stir your emotions; and Gershwin/Grofè Rhapsody in Blue, a stunning composition that captures the energy and spirit of America.
With this eclectic program, the SAKURA Cello Quintet explore the many facets of night—from comfort to terror, haunting loneliness to beguiling sensuality—through the works of Fauré, Falla, Myers, Crockett, Janacek, Schubert, Debussy, and Chick Corea.
FAURE Cinq mélodies “de Venise”
FALLA: “Ritual Fire Dance” from El Amor Brujo
PETER MYERS: Sarabande
DONALD CROCKETT: Selections from Carving an Alphabet [world premiere; NewMusicUSA commissioning grant]
JANÁČEK: “Good Night!” from On an Overgrown Path
DEBUSSY: “Clair de Lune” from Suite bergamasque
CHICK COREA: Spain
Student creativity takes center stage as Colburn Dance Academy artists present a program of their original works. This performance will be livestreamed.