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  • Wed, Oct 4, 11 am

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

  • Thur, Oct 5, 11 am

    Mahaffey Theater

Take Flight: Morning Matinees

Music inspired by birds. Featuring Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, Respighi’s The Birds and more. Sarah Ioannides conducts.

PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATIONS: Get the real story behind the composers and their music, straight from the conductor and guest soloists. Starts one hour before each Morning Matinee in the theater. Included free with each concert ticket. 

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Tomar Vuelo

Música inspirada en los pájaros. Con El Lago de los Cisnes de Tchaikovsky, Los Pájaros de Respighi y más. Dirige Sarah Ioannides.

CONVERSACIONES PREVIAS AL CONCIERTO: conozca la historia real detrás de los compositores y su música, directamente del director y los solistas invitados. Comienza una hora antes de cada concierto Morning Matinee en el teatro. Incluido gratis con cada entrada al concierto.

Gioachino Rossini
Overture to La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie)

Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 6, Op. 68 in F major “Pastoral”: Mvt. 1
1. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande

– Intermission –

Ottorino Respighi
Gli Uccelli (The Birds) ♫
2. La colomba (The Dove, after Jacques de Gallot)
3. La gallina (The Hen, after Jean-Phillipe Rameau)

Frederic Delius
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Peter I. Tchaikovsky
Selections from Swan Lake
1. Scène
2. Valse
3. Danse des cygnes
Andante – Finale Scène [Act IV, No. 29]

♫ Music represented by Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.


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Presented by The Helen Torres Foundation.

This performance honors the memory of Charlotte Searle.

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  • Wed, Oct 4, 11 am

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

  • Thur, Oct 5, 11 am

    Mahaffey Theater

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