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The Russian Sorcerer & His Apprentices
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.
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Edvard Tchivzhel, Conductor
Glinka: Overture to Ruslan & Ludmila
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol
Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite
Borodin: Symphony No. 2 (“Heroic Symphony”)
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
Master composer and “Russian Sorcerer” Mikhail Glinka casts a musical spell with his hypnotic Overture to Ruslan & Ludmila. This his “apprentices” display all they learned: be thrilled by the fiery and exotic fantasies of Stravinsky with his Firebird Suite; Borodin pulls out all the stops with his mighty and wild “Heroic Symphony” and exuberant Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor; and Rimsky-Korsakov delivers an array of dazzling orchestral colors with Capriccio espagnol.
This concert will feature a multimedia presentation of works created by students from the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Visual Arts Department in collaboration with the Greenville Center for Creative Arts.
“The Russian Sorcerer & His Apprentices” is funded in part by
The Greenville Symphony Orchestra is funded in part by a grant from the Metropolitan Arts Council, which receives funding from the City of Greenville, SEW Eurodrive, BMW Manufacturing Company, LLC, Michelin North America, Inc, and the South Carolina Arts Commission with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
This organization is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.