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  • Wed, Nov 29, 11 am

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

  • Thur, Nov 30, 11 am

    Mahaffey Theater

Mythic Masterpieces: Morning Matinees

Featuring Beethoven’s Creatures of Prometheus, Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld and more. Morihiko Nakahara 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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Obras Maestras Míticas

Con Las Criaturas de Prometeo de Beethoven, Orfeo en el Inframundo de Offenbach y más. Dirige Morihiko Nakahara.

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.

For a printable version of the repertoire, click here.

Ludwig van Beethoven
Creatures of Prometheus Overture

Stacy Garrop
(b. 1969)
Mythology Symphony: I. Becoming Medusa [2007] ♫

Jacques Offenbach
Overture to “Orpheus in the Underworld”

– Intermission –

Carl Nielsen
Helios Overture, Op. 17

Christoph Gluck
Dance of the Furies from Orfeo ed Euridice

Albert Roussel
Bacchus et Ariane Suite No. 2 ♪
Prélude: Le sommeil d’Ariane (Ariadne’s sleep)
Reveil d’Ariane (Ariadne’s awakening)
Bacchus danse seul (Bacchus dances alone)
Le baiser (The kiss)
Danse d’Ariane (Dance of Ariadne)
Danse d’Ariane et Bacchus (Dance of Ariadne and Bacchus)
Le couronnement d’Ariane (The coronation of Ariadne)

♫ Music represented by Theodore Presser, Co
♪ Music represented by Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.


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This performance honors the memory of Charlotte Searle.

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  • Wed, Nov 29, 11 am

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

  • Thur, Nov 30, 11 am

    Mahaffey Theater

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