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Andrew Constantine, conductor

Melissa Long, narrator

Violetta Todorova, violin

Susan Nelson, soprano


Strauss                        Introduction from Also Sprach Zarathustra
Bernstein                     Overture to Candide
Saint-Saens                  Danse Macabre
Prokofiev                      The Montagues and the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet
Elgar                            Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Smetana                       The Moldau
Mozart                          Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492
Vivaldi                           "Spring," from The Four Seasons, Op. 8 (First Movement)
Bach                             Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Khachaturian                  Adagio from Spartacus
Dvorak                           Song to the Moon from Rusalka
Wagner                          Ride of the Valkyries

From the majesty of Baroque and Classical era masterpieces to the daring sounds of our own time, orchestral music is one of the supreme artistic traditions of Western culture. Veteran anchor Melissa Long, recently retired from Fort Wayne ABC affiliate WPTA, will lead seasoned concert-goers and those just discovering the joys of classical music through a program that explores great orchestral favorites. Works like Ride of the Valkyries, Marriage of Figaro Overture, The Moldau, and Peer Gynt Suite round out this immensely satisfying program.

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4/22/2017 7:30 PM
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