Music for the Theatre
flute/piccolo, oboe/English horn, clarinet/Eb clarinet, bassoon, 2 trumpets, trombone, percussion, piano, strings
notes by Chris Myers
Composed 1925. First performance: November 20, 1925, Boston Symphony Orchestra. Sergei Koussevitzky, conductor.
Sparks will fly with the joy, energy, and diversity of American music. Enjoy favorites from William Grant Still, Aaron Copland, and Joan Tower. Experience the Coltrane-inspired virtuosity of John Adams’ spirited Saxophone Concerto.