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UMWO: Apotheosis - Friday, November 4th, 2011

The UMD School of Music presents The University of Maryland Wind Orchestra: Apotheosis Michael Votta, music director

Friday, November 4, 2011 8:00 pm - Dekelboum Concert Hall

The UMWO celebrates composer Karel Husa's 90th birthday with a program entitled Apotheosis, defined as the state of divine grace and perfection. With Husa's Apotheosis Of This Earth, which he calls a "manifesto" against pollution and destruction, as its focal point, the program also includes several other works that speak to the longing for apotheosis. Learn more about the composers and works featured on this program in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:

  Karel Husa - Apotheosis Of This Earth

  Toru Takemitsu - Signals from Heaven

  Reynaldo Hahn - Le Bal de Beatrice d'Este

  Igor Stravinsky - Symphonies of Wind Instruments

  J.S. Bach - Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh, BWV 487

   Streaming audio: Listen to recordings of pieces featured on this program on Naxos Music Library and Classical Music Library