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University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Concert Choir: Firebird

Friday, May 3, 2013
8:00 pm
Dekelboum Concert Hall

Conductor, UMD Concert Choir Edward Maclary
Conductor, UMD Symphony Orchestra James Ross
with members of the UMD Graduate Conducting Program

Professor Jim Ross conducting the UMSOThe UMD Concert Choir joins the UMD Symphony Orchestra perform Firebird, a dazzling program that includes Verdi's Te Deum and Stravinsky's suite from his ballet, The Firebird.

The two ensembles are joined by conductors Jason Ethridge, Michael Jacko, Scot Hanna-Weir, baritone Steven Combs, and chorus master C. Paul Heins for an exciting concert that will delight audience members of all ages. Learn more about the music featured in this performance in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library through recordings, scores, films, collections of letters, critical commentary, and biographies of the composers:

John Adams - Son of Chamber Symhony

Charles Ives - General William  Booth Enters into Heaven and Three Places in New England

Giuseppe Verdi - Te Deum

 Igor Stravinsky -  The Firebird (Ballet suite for orchestra, 1945)

Streaming audio:

Listen to a playlist of these works on Naxos Music Library.