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    Fanfare & Serenade

    Concert Details

    Many sections of the orchestra are on stunning display in this rich and varied program. Vaughan Williams celebrates the strings in his soaring Fantasia, the composer’s most enduring work; an all-string orchestra stars alongside a vocalist in Britten’s dreamy song cycle Les Illuminations. Brahms once declared that “it would be difficult to discover a finer, more refreshing impression of really abundant and charming creative talent” than in Dvořák's Serenade for Wind Instruments. The brass steals the show from the very beginning of Tomasi’s bright and dynamic Fanfares.

    About this performance

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    Start Time

    8:00p on Friday, November 8

    8:00p on Saturday, November 9

    4:00p on Sunday, November 10

    conductor

    Lee Mills

    Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis

    Britten

    Les Illuminations, opus 18

    Dvořák

    Serenade in D minor, opus 44

    Tomasi

    Fanfares Liturgiques