An Appalachian Spring

04/14/18 at 08:00pm

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Concert Overview

Experience the ethereal beauty of John Luther Adams' there is no one, not even the wind — a new work from the Pulitzer- and Grammy-winning composer. This milestone event is a co-commission between the Redlands Symphony, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and other nationally-recognized groups. We conclude with another American masterpiece: Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring.

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Artemis was originally commissioned as a ballet for the Cultural Olympiad, celebrating the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

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Christopher Theofanidis

Orchestration

horn, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass

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Orchestration

2 flutes, oboe, horn, 2 percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello, bass

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Jean Françaix

Orchestration

flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, strings

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I. Vif
II. Andantino con moto
III. Un poco allegretto
IV. Vivace

Composed 1934.

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Aaron Copland

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flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, bass

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From the mountain towns of America.

Copland’s Appalachian Spring was composed as a ballet. Martha Graham’s tale of a wedding in rural America was an instant classic, and Copland later revised the music to fit concert hall programs– the version most of us have heard. Come hear the music in its rarely-performed original version. It's our “Simple Gift” to you!

To the wooded wilderness of ancient Greece.

Revel in the mythic fantasy of Artemis, Christopher Theofanidis’ musical retelling of the ancient Greek story about the goddess who defied her father to save her lover.

Between environment and imagination.

Be among the first to hear a new work by Pulitzer-winning composer John Luther Adams. Inspired by his experiences living in the Sonoran Desert, there is no one, not even the wind invites you to ponder the importance of space and solitude.

This is Music that connects us with our world.

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Concert Info

Redlands Symphony 04/14/18 at 08:00pm

Memorial Chapel 1200 E. Colton Ave.Redlands, CA 92373 Get Directions


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