University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Concert Choir: Firebird
Friday, May 3, 2013
Dekelboum Concert Hall
Conductor, UMD Concert
Choir Edward Maclary
Conductor, UMD Symphony Orchestra James Ross
with members of the UMD Graduate Conducting Program
The 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
- Recordings of General William Booth Enters into Heaven and Three Places in New England
- Scores of 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)
Listen to a playlist of these works on Naxos Music Library.