Bernstein’s West Side Story – Opening Night

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)Opening Night photo
Carl Topilow, Conductor
Riverwalk Center (150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge, CO 80424)

SPONSORS: Beaver Run Resort, Ann and Tom Rader, Kate and Jim Taucher, Pam and Sonny Wiegand

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We celebrate our opening concert with an American showcase honoring Leonard Bernstiein’s 100th birthday and his quintessential American Work, West Side Story.  The program also features Bernstien’s class-mate, Samuel Barber’s Second Symphony and his stunningly beautiful Violin Concerto.  Highlighting our American showcase is music from the film An American in Paris by George Gershwin. READ FULL PROGRAM NOTES

Repertoire Subject to Change
JOHN WILLIAMS (b. 1932), Olympic Spirit

SAMUEL BARBER (1910 – 1981), Essay No.2, op.17

SAMUEL BARBER (1910 – 1981), Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op.14
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Presto in moto perpetuo

                                ~ Intermission ~

 LEONARD BERNSTEIN (1918 – 1990), Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
I. Prologue
II. “Somewhere”
III. Scherzo
IV. Mambo
V. Cha Cha
VI. Meeting Scene
VII.”Cool” Fugue
VIII. Rumble
IX. Finale

GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898 – 1937), An American in Paris

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