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Dragons in the Sky
September 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$25 – $62
A COMPELLING EVENING OF MUSIC FOR BRASS AND PERCUSSION DIRECTED BY TWO INTERNATIONAL SYMPHONIC LEADERS – THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S PRINCIPAL PERCUSSION CYNTHIA YEH AND THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC’S PRINCIPAL HORN, ANDREW BAIN.
- This diverse program takes you from the Venetian Renaissance, and the antiphonal music of Gabrieli, to music receiving its world premiere, a major new work commissioned by ANAM from Australian composer Gerard Brophy
- Morten Lauridsen’s contemporary classic – his choral setting of O Magnum Mysterium – shines anew in this beautiful arrangement for brass ensemble
- Inspired by a passage from JRR Tolkien’s The Silmarillion, Mark Schultz’s Dragons in the Sky is an energetic and colourful aural flight in which acoustic and electronic worlds meet
GABRIELI Canzon Septimi Toni for brass ensemble
MARK SCHULTZ Dragons in the Sky for horn, percussion and tape
GERARD BROPHY new work World Premiere, commissioned by ANAM
ROLF WALLIN Stonewave for percussion ensemble
MORTEN LAURIDSEN O Magnum Mysterium for brass ensemble
TOMASI Fanfares Liturgiques for brass and percussion ensemble
Andrew Bain horn/director
Cynthia Yeh percussion/director