Music

Movies and Idylls by The Symphonia in Connoisseur Series

Dec 8, 2019, 3 PM

What inspires a composer to compose? Come experience how film, nostalgic prose, a birthday gift, and Renaissance frescoes inspired Copland, Barber, Wagner and Respighi. The curtain rises with music from three films scored by Aaron Copland: The City, Our Town and Of Mice and Men. Then The Symphonia performs Samuel Barber’s richly textured lyric rhapsody, “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.” It is a setting for soprano … +