Omaha Symphony

Russian, French, and American Tales: A Festival

Russian French American 300x166.jpgJanuary 11 & 19, 2019

Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Ann Hobson Pilot, harp (January 11)
Susanna Perry Gilmore (January 19)

January 11 program
GLINKA: Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
DEBUSSY: Sacred and Profane Dances
RAVEL: Introduction and Allegro
PROKOFIEV: Lieutenant Kije Suite
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite

January 19 program
DUKAS: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
MASSENET: Meditation from Thais
RAVEL: Tzigane
COPLAND: Billy the Kid Suite
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris

Lose yourself in a festival of mystical and romantic tales from Russian folklore, French exoticism, and American adventure. The January 11 program includes suites from Prokofiev’s Lieutenant Kijé and Stravinsky’s The Firebird, and features pathbreaking harpist Ann Hobson Pilot in music by Debussy and Ravel. The January 19 program offers Copland’s Billy the Kid Suite and Gershwin’s An American in Paris, plus Omaha Symphony Concertmaster Susanna Perry Gilmore steps into the spotlight in works of uncommon beauty and fire by Massenet and Ravel.

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