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Symphonic Wind Ensemble

When: Friday, May 13, 2022
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Central

Where: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.

Contact: Concert Management Office   (847) 467-4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts


Mallory Thompson, conductor

This evening’s performance features music of the heart and the mind. The concert opens with the pairing of David Diamond’s second work for winds, Heart’s Music, and Albert Olver Davis’s setting of Strauss’s heart-wrenching lied Allerseelen. Also on the program is Ida Gotkovsky’s tone poem Poème du feu, depicting humankind’s discovery of fire. The second half of the concert is devoted to a staple of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble’s repertoire, Michael Colgrass’s Winds of Nagual, a work that delves into alternate realities of the mind.

David Diamond, Heart’s Music

Richard Strauss (trans. Albert Olver Davis, ed. Frederick Fennell), Allerseelen

Ida Gotkovsky, Poème du feu

Michael Colgrass, Winds of Nagual

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