Moonrise

Moonrise
JANUARY 25, 2020 - 8pm

  
ELGAR Cockaigne, Op. 40 (In London Town)
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1
RAVEL
Daphnis et Chloé (Suites 1 & 2) with film Moonrise

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- Elgar described his popular overture as "cheerful and Londony...honest, healthy, humorous and strong, but not vulgar". Listen out for cockneys, church bells, couples in love, and various brass bands.

- Sibelius' lush and romantic Symphony No. 1 is thought to have one of the most unique openings in the genre with a lone clarinet underscored by a rumbling timpani, creating a theme out of which the entire symphony develops.

- Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Moonlanding, astronomer Dr. Jose´ Francisco Salgado returns to the Atwood stage with Moonrise, a film comprised of lunar images, time-lapse photography, historical illustrations, as well as NASA scientific visualizations. All of this celestial wonder is set to Ravel's beautiful orchestral suites from Daphnis et Chloé.

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KLEF PREVIEW SHOW
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Moonrise.
Thursday, January 23rd - 4:30pm, KLEF 98.1FM

LUNCH & LEARN
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from your Anchorage Symphony's Moonrise. Bring your own lunch.
Friday, January 24th - Noon to 1pm, Loussac Moose Meeting Room (2nd floor)

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WORDS ON MUSIC
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of your Anchorage Symphony's Moonrise.
Saturday, January 25th - 7pm, Atwood Concert Hall (Orchestra Level)
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The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra is funded, in part, by the Atwood Foundation, Richard L and Diane M Block Foundation , Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage Assembly, Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and through the generosity of many individuals and corporate community leaders.
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