The Mystic Beauty of Armenian Music
November 14, 2010
Celebrating the 100th birthday of Alan Hovhaness, Boston area composer of Armenian heritage. Join the Newton Symphony to explore his mystical music. Also on the program Khachaturian's violin concerto, a tour de force for soloist and orchestra alike, played by Joseph Scheer, concert master of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. Free pre concert lecture with Steven Ledbetter and post concert reception to meet the artists.
Complete program as follows:
Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory
Hovhaness: Symphony #2 Mysterious Mountain
Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite
Khachaturian: Violin Concerto