2013 Intermediate Concerts: Symphonic Stories
February 11–14, 10:15 AM
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Spark your imagination as the RPO weaves tales of fantasy through the magic of music. Discover how composers bring their characters and plots to life and then create your own musical story with the help of the orchestra. This highly interactive concert features classics like Scheherazade, In the Hall of the Mountain King, the William Tell Overture, and many more!
GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (IV. "In the Hall of the Mountain King")
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade (I. "The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship")
Where and When?--setting
ROSSINI William Tell Overture
BERNSTEIN/Peress West Side Story Overture
SAINT-SAENS Danse Macabre
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique
About the Intermediate Concert Series
Each year the RPO offers performances for 15,000 4th-6th graders at the Eastman Theatre. Students are bused in from all over the Greater Rochester Area to enjoy a one-hour, age-appropriate concert designed to connect orchestral music to the intermediate curriculum. In this way, children learn about music in a cultural and historical context.