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Program Notes

November 14 Around the World: A Global Journey of Music & Dance

JESSICA MEYER   Go Big or Go Home
WOJCIECH KILAR   Orawa
DARIUS MILHAUD   La Création Du Monde (The Creation of the World)

  • Overture
  • I. Chaos
  • II. Creation of Plants and Animals
  • III. Creation of Man and Woman
  • IV. Desire
  • V. Spring

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA/ Arr. Jeffrey Scott    Libertango
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA/Arr. Leonid Desyatnikov   The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

  • Spring
  • Summer
October 17 & 18 Art in Music Re-Imagined Program

T.J. COLE   Death of the Poet
VIVALDI   Cello Concerto in A minor, RV 418, Op. 26, No. 17

  • Allegro
  • Largo
  • Allegro

ARVO PÄRT   Fratres for Cello, Strings and Percussion
MUSSORGSKY/ Arr. Robert Patterson   Selections from Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Opening Promenade
  • The Gnome
  • The Old Castle
  • The Hut on Fowl’s Legs (Baba Yaga)
  • The Great Gate of Kiev
Sept 19 & 20 Visionaries Re-Imagined Program

PAUL DOOLEY   River City
WORLD PREMIERE   Commissioned Fanfare for the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Evansville
J.S. BACH   Keyboard Concerto in A major, BWV 1055

  • Allegro
  • Larghetto
  • Allegro ma non tanto

GEORGE WALKER   Lyric for Strings
W.A. MOZART   Divertimento for Strings in D major, K. 136

  • Allegro
  • Andante
  • Presto