Aug 14, 2022, 8:00pm EDT
Program Notes & Works
Ethiopia’s Shadow in America
Listeners familiar with Price’s other orchestral music will be pleased to encounter her characteristically lush orchestration, harmonic richness, and, above all, keen melodic sense.
Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin
The Miraculous Mandarin was the third and last of Bartók’s major compositions for the theater, following his one-act opera Bluebeard’s Castle and the ballet The Wooden Prince.
Symphony No. 2
By the time he came to write his Second Symphony, Rachmaninoff had become such a celebrity in Moscow—as composer, pianist, and conductor—that he found he had to “escape” in order to be able to compose without interruption.