• Ticket Price
    $15
  • Duration
    1hr 20min
History and Folklore

History and Folklore

From Bach’s colorful, inventive Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 to Gabriela Lena Frank’s Leyendas, take a musical journey spanning three continents and 300 years.

The first concert in our “Live from the Temple” series opens with Bach’s colorful, inventive Brandenburg Concerto No. 3. Next, Debussy’s Sacred and Profane Dances, featuring Principal Harpist Erin Brooker-Miller, pairs lush harmonies with rich textures. Gabriela Lena Frank’s Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout draws from Peruvian writer José María Arguedas’ concept of mestizaje, where cultures can coexist without the subjugation of one by the other. The folk traditions of Leyendas connects to Bartok’s energetic and lively Romanian Dances. Finally, Argentinian tango composer Astor Piazzolla brings the program to a hauntingly melodic end with Oblivion.

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  • STREAMING SUPPORTED IN PART BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES & MIDAMERICAN ENERGY COMPANY

Program

  • J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 Listen
  • DEBUSSY Sacred and Profane Dances Listen
  • Gabriela Lena FRANK Movements I, II, III, IV, and VI from Leyenadas: An Andean Walkabout Listen
  • BARTOK Romanian Folk Dances Listen
  • PIAZZOLLA/Longfield Oblivion Listen

Performers

  • Joseph Giunta Conductor Bio
  • Erin Brooker-Miller Principal Harp Bio

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