Copland & Strauss

SEPTEMBER 14 & 15, 2019
Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday at 2 PM

Our Fisher Center season opens with Copland’s “Great American Symphony,” along with Strauss’ romantic set of songs, which he gave to his wife on their wedding day.

Program

Galina Ustvolskaya Symphonic Poem No. 1 U.S. PREMIERE

R. Strauss Four Songs, Op. 27

Copland Symphony No. 3

Program Detail

Brief remarks by Joshua DePoint bass

Galina Ustvolskaya Symphonic Poem No. 1
U.S. Premiere
20 min

Brief remarks by Batmyagmar Erdenebat viola

Richard Strauss Four Songs, Op. 27
Paulina Swierczek soprano
Sung in German; English translation projected
13 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by Anita Tóth trumpet

Aaron Copland Symphony No. 3
42 min

All timings are approximate.

Sample the Music

60-Second Thumbnail: Explore this concert with TŌN violinist Dillon Robb

TŌN trumpet player Anita Tóth on Copland’s Symphony No. 3

Copland’s Symphony No. 3: Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra

Photo by Matt Dine

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