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California Symphony will be playing the Ukrainian National Anthem
March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm44$ – 74$
The California Symphony is dedicating their concert series to Ukraine relief. They will be playing the Ukrainian National Anthem at the start of each show and collecting donations for Nova Ukraine.
Vive la differénce! Music with French connections both old and new
What’s Interesting About This Program
- Three Studies after Couperin by British composer Thomas Adès is an ingenious arrangement of three harpsichord pieces by the French Baroque master, François Couperin.
- World Premiere: California Symphony Young American Composer-in-Residence Katherine Balch (2017-2020) hand selected the three voices for this work, which is based on Les Illuminations by French poet Rimbaud. Balch’s narrative intertwines the original French words with the English translation.
- Often categorized as “impressionist composers”, Debussy and Ravel were the two most important and influential French composers of the early 20th century. Nostalgic and fantastical, Ma mère I’Oye (Mother Goose) is Ravel’s charming musical homage to scenes from fairy tales including Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb, and the Enchanted Garden.
Patrons must be fully vaccinated and masks are required. For details, please visit www.californiasymphony.org/COVIDsafety. Thank you for your cooperation!
Thomas AdèsThree Studies from Couperin
BalchIlluminate (World Premiere)
DebussyDanse (orch. Ravel)
RavelMa Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose)
Alexandra Smither, soprano
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