University of Washington Wind Ensemble
Song of Rain for Orchestra (World Premiere) March 24
World Premiere March 26
Join us for a festival of works by Alan Hovhaness. TWO NIGHTS, TWO DIFFERENT PROGRAMS!
MARCH 24: Hear Hovhaness' Symphony No. 7, Nanga Parvat, and Symphony No. 2, Mysterious Mountain, as well as his Prelude and Quadruple Fugue. Plus Dvořák's Cello Concerto in B minor.
MARCH 26: Hear Hovhaness' Symphony No. 14, Ararat, and Symphony No. 50, Mount St. Helens. Plus Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor.
February 25, 2011
SEATTLE SYMPHONY CELEBRATES CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY OF NORTHWEST COMPOSER ALAN HOVHANESS
The world premieres on these concerts are part of the Gund/Simonyi Farewell Commissions, 18 new works which honor Maestro Schwarz’s Farewell Season as Music Director of Seattle Symphony.
Ask the Artist featuring Gerard Schwarz on Saturday, March 26, following the concert.