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Scheherazade

Scheherazade

Friday, November 15, 2013 8pm
Miller Auditorium
Prelude talk by Christoph Campestrini at 7pm

Convinced of the falsehood and infidelity of all women, Sultan Shakriar has sworn an oath to take a new wife every day and have her executed the next morning. The lovely Sheherazade postpones her fate by spinning miraculous stories, fairy-tales and accounts of strange adventures for 1,001 nights. Join us for an evening of drama... suspense... and some of the most dazzling and colorful music ever written for orchestra. Scheherazade transports listeners to the exotic world of the Arabian Nights.

PROGRAM

Thomas Daniel Schlee Sinfonia tascabile, Op. 67
Allegro
Andante tranquillo
Presto

Schumann Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 129
Nicht zu schnell
Langsam
Sehr lebhaft

Zuill Bailey, cello
Intermission
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade Symphonic Suite, Op.35
I. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
II. The Tale of the Kalendar Prince
III. The Young Prince and the Young Princess
IV. Festival at Baghdad. The Sea. The ship Goes to Pieces on a Rock
Surmounted by the Bronze Statue of a Warrior. Conclusion.

FEATURED ARTISTS

Christoph Campestrini, Conductor
Zuill Bailey, Cello

Scheherazade Program Notes

SPONSORS

Concert Co-Sponsors:  
Miller Canfield
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