Program Notes

May 14 and 15, 2016

 

Written by Robin Hillyard

The Terpsichorean muse was surely working overtime during the composition of tonight’s three works. I think I can guarantee that, if you are not actually dancing your way out of the concert venue, you will at least be humming, tapping a foot, or simply reveling in the rhythms and melodies you just heard. By some measures our program is eclectic: music spanning three centuries (yes!), two languages, and two continents. But, although the cultures of the composers might be totally different, they are rooted in one thing: music—with an emphasis on color, melody and, especially, rhythm.

 

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May Program Notes