Opening Night at the Symphony: Fantasy and Fire
September 15, 2012, 8:00 p.m.
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Robert Treviño, Conductor
John Parks and John Evans, Timpani
Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
Glass Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra
Rachmaninov Isle of the Dead
Stravinsky Suite from the "Firebird" (1919 version)
Join conductor Robert Treviño and the TSO as they present a spectacular evening of 20th century masterpieces. From Phillip Glass' Concerto Fantasy (which utilizes 14 drums!) to Stravinsky's magical Firebird Suite, and from Copland's popular fanfare to Rachmaninoff's lush, evocative tone poem, this program celebrates the rich and varied sounds of the 20th century.
Fantasy and Fire is generously sponsored by First Commerce Credit Union.