Denison Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘Music for Strings’
Monday, November 16, 2020 7:30 pm EST to 8:30 pm EST
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A concert from the string section of the Denison Symphony Orchestra with two viewing options.
Enjoy an evening concert from the string section of the Denison Symphony Orchestra, featuring a wide range of the string orchestra literature. The restrictions created by the COVID-19 pandemic have given us a special opportunity to explore this rich repertoire, including Felix Mendelssohn’s Sinfonia No. 8, which dates from his precocious teenage years, and two wonderful works by Black American composers: Mother and Child, by William Grant Still and Jessie Montgomery’s scintillating Starburst. We will close with Samuel Barber’s classic, Adagio for Strings, which stands more than any other American work as a symbol of mourning, resilience, and hope.
The concert will be livestreamed, available to the public, and can be viewed from anywhere. To register for the concert link, please choose the “Livestream Link” ticket option when ordering, and a viewing link will be emailed to you before the concert. This concert will ONLY be accessible on November 16 at 7:30 pm ET and will end immediately following the performance because of copyright/broadcast restrictions.
We look forward to having you join us for the evening.