GLCO presents Take to the Sky
Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, “Pastoral Symphony” or Recollections of Country Life” (First Movement) expresses Beethoven’s affinity for nature and his love for walks through the country outside Vienna.
Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending is a gentle, introspective work. It is one of the supreme achievements of English landscape painting extoling the untroubled joys of nature, the call of the lark, and the genial folk music of earlier times.
Resphighi, Gli Uccelli “The Birds” is a suite of pieces is based on various 18th century composers. The Birds is an attempt to depict the bird songs and fluttering wings of the Dove, the Hen, the Nightingale and the Cuckoo.
Einojuhani Rautavaara, Cantus Arcticus, Op. 61 Probably Rautavaara’s best-known work, Concerto for Birds and Orchestra, incorporates tape recordings of birdsongs recorded near the Arctic Circle and on the bogs of Liminka in northern Finland.
This event will be held at The Great Lakes Center for the Arts. Pre-Concert talk by Music Director Libor Ondras at 6:00 PM. Reserved Seating: $65, $45, $35. Veterans, active service members, ages 18 and under are FREE. Tickets at glcorchestra.org or 231.487.0010