Experience three centuries of festive music. Sarasota Contemporary Dance joins the Orchestra in interpreting Birthday of the Infanta Suite. Based on a story by Oscar Wilde, the work portrays a dwarf in love with a princess. Renaissance composer Gabrieli wrote some of the most glorious brass music ever composed. Get to know the Berlioz his contemporaries called “gentle and simple” in his overture from “The Birth of Christ”. Hindemith’s folk-inspired Tuttifäntchen Suite depicts the story of a puppet made from a fir tree in search of a heart. Finally, thrill to the joyful brilliance of Bach’s beloved Brandenburg Concerto No. 2.
Dec 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM