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Tuesday, December 10  |  07:30 PM

Lights, Camera, Action!

Sound meets sight in this evening of cinematic and artistic exploration that highlights the works of Copland, Wagner and Respighi. You will:

  • Explore Aaron Copland’s musical contributions to three classic movies: Of Mice and Men, The City and Our Town.
  • Imagine Cosima Wagner's delight on being woken on Christmas morning with a musical gift from her famous husband.
  • Marvel at Ottorino Respighi's musical depictions of three Italian Renaissance paintings by Botticelli.

And it will all be woven together in an engaging and unique musical experience by The Symphonia and Alastair Willis.

 

Program

AARON COPLAND
Music for Movies
RICHARD WAGNER
Siegfried Idyll
OTTORINO RESPIGHI
Trittico Botticelliano

Artists

Alastair Willis

Alastair Willis

Grammy-nominated Alastair Willis maintains a busy guest conducting schedule with major orchestras across the USA and around the world. Currently, he serves as Music Director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. A brilliant musician, Mr. Willis is known for his strong podium presence and engaging and attractive personality; his appearances with The Symphonia are audience favorites.

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Venue

Crest Theater

Crest Theater

The Crest Theatre is housed in the restored 1925 Delray High School building on the Old School Square campus in Delray Beach, and provides a truly intimate entertainment experience.

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