Phoenix
The Orchestra Reborn
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American Voices

Sunday, October 14th, 2018 - 1:30p
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way, Boston, MA (Map)

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Doors Open - 1:00p
Ticket Prices - $15 to $36
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The Phoenix Experience

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About This Concert

- A Phoenix Phirst: We're giving our premier performance at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's astounding Calderwood Hall. Calderwood is a unique space where the orchestra will literally be surrounded on all sides by the audience, with balconies going up four stories.

- Boston icon and flutist extraordinaire Paula Robison joins us to celebrate the centennial of Leonard Bernstein's birth with a spellbinding performance of Halil, a concerto for flute and orchestra written in memory of flutist Yadin Tanenbaum, who was killed during the Yom Kippur war.

- Aaron Copland's majestic Appalachian Spring caps off a program featuring composers George Walker, Tania Leon, and Missy Mazzoli, exploring the full breadth of America's musical output.


PROGRAM

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Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring

1944 | 22 Minutes

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Leonard Bernstein - Halil

1981 | 16 Minutes
Paula Robison, Soloist

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George Walker - Lyric for Strings

1946 | 7 Minutes

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Missy Mazzoli - Violent, Violent Sea

2011 | 9 Minutes

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Tania León - Indígena

1991 | 8 Minutes