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Symphony Band & Percussion Ensemble: "Poetry in Motion"
Wednesday, December 6 @ 7:30pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
$10 for general public, $5 for students, seniors & UMass employees, Free for UMass students
Symphony Band "Poetry in Motion" & Percussion Ensemble "Heavenly Masterworks"
Matthew Westgate & Ayano Kataoka, directors
Jared Bloch & Matthew Sypek, graduate conductors
The Symphony Band program will include Maslanka's Golden Light, Larsen's An Introduction to the Moon, Galbraith's ...with brightness round about it, & Ticheli's Wild Nights with poetry by Emily Dickinson. Music will be interspersed and combined with readings of poetic verse.
The Percussion Ensemble will present a series of “Heavenly Masterworks,” including Xenakis’s “Peaux” from Pleiades for Six Percussionists, Psathas’s Kyoto for Percussion Quintet, and Varèse’s landmark Ionisation.