A concerto for sitar, a love that is chinese, ‘Arabian Nights’: Hartford Symphony announces 2020-21 Masterworks season

A concerto for sitar, a love that is chinese, ‘Arabian Nights’: Hartford Symphony announces 2020-21 Masterworks season

For the 2020-21 Masterworks series, Hartford Symphony Orchestra has established a number of modern and selections that are classical all over the world. The most common names that are big involved — Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Stravinsky — although not always with regards to best hits. Plus you can find modern composers and some genuine shocks, such as a concerto for sitar composed by Ravi Shankar and a night featuring two historic African US composers. Contemporary composer Kevin Puts has their compositions in 2 split concerts. There’s also a literary bent to the summer season, with music lovoo encouraged by Shakespeare, “1001 Arabian Nights, ” the Russian folktale “The Firebird” in addition to classic Chinese love tale “The Butterfly Lovers. ”

This will be Carolyn Kuan’s tenth year as music manager associated with the symphony. She shall conduct five for the seven concerts. The routine is:

Oct. 2-4: “Bernstein & Copland, ” specifically Leonard Bernstein’s “On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite” (predicated on their film sound recording) and “West Side Story Symphonic Dances” (predicated on their Broadway rating), plus Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait (in line with the U.S. President that is 16th). Additionally from the bill: Laura Karpman’s “All United states, ” which had its globe premiere year that is last the L.A. Continue reading “A concerto for sitar, a love that is chinese, ‘Arabian Nights’: Hartford Symphony announces 2020-21 Masterworks season”