Bask in the splendor of nature with two of history’s greatest composers: Beethoven and Stravinsky. In Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony (No. 6), the master evokes the sounds heard on his journey into the countryside. Stravinsky’s sounds of nature are very different as he depicts ancient Russian legend and folk song in a cataclysmic evocation of life’s reawakening in his Rite of Spring.
Come experience the genius of Rodgers and Hammerstein, winners of 15 Academy Awards and 34 Tony Awards. Legendary film moments from Oklahoma!, Carousel, State Fair, The King and I, South Pacific and The Sound of Music will be projected in HD onto the big screen. In perfect synchronization with the clips, the Orchestra performs these “show-stopping” masterpieces of American musical theatre.
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind musical expedition beginning with George Gershwin’s sassy Cuban Overture. Then our own Daniel Jordan, concertmaster, takes the stage for a solo performance of Max Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. You’ll also travel to Dvorák’s homeland of Bohemia with four of his Slavonic Dances.