Concert Details

Exhilarating Soundscapes

  • Conductor / Performers

    Bramwell Tovey conductor

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  • Repertoire

    Milhaud

    The Creation of the World

    Britten

    Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

    Stravinsky

    Concerto in E-flat, Dumbarton Oaks

    Philip Glass

    Symphony No. 3

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Maestro Tovey conducts a magnificent concert that explores a world of exhilarating soundscapes. French composer Darius Milhaud’s The Creation of the World is rich, exotic music written for a ballet based on African folk mythology. The Third Symphony of American composer Philip Glass is a fascinating piece of sonic architecture for string orchestra, and Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks is a beautiful neo-classical Chamber concerto. 


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Performance Dates

  • Friday, Feb 19, 2016

    8pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC

  • Saturday, Feb 20, 2016

    8pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC

  • Monday, Feb 22, 2016

    8pm Bell Performing Arts Centre

Series

Surrey Nights