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    Ancient Sources, New Sounds

    Presented by at Tsai Performance Center

    March 2, 2013


    Ancient Sources, New Sounds

    Peter Child’s Jubal salutes the biblical inventor of musical instruments, while Michael Gilbertson draws on Russian Orthodox ritual in Vigil. In our second major commission of the season, Bernard Hoffer explores the rich musical tradition of the violin concerto, and Vaughan Williams’s magisterial Sixth Symphony meditates on war and the human condition.

    Richard Pittman, conductor
    Danielle Maddon, violin
    Peter Child: Jubal
    Bernard Hoffer: Violin Concerto (World Premiere)
    Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6
    Michael Gilbertson: Vigil (first Boston performance)

    Tsai Performance Center

    Boston University
    685 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

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