Login in with Facebook         Create Account

    MUSIC

    Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra, Neal Hampton, Conductor

    Presented by at Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College

    November 23, 2013

    Event Rating (0 votes)



    Bookmark


    Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra, Neal Hampton, Conductor

     The fall concert will feature a performance of Amy Beach’s “Gaelic Symphony,” the first symphony by an American woman. Beach was an important turn-of-the-century Boston composer along with Arthur Foote, George Chadwick, and John Knowles Paine. The symphony draws from traditional Irish-Gaelic melodies, tapping into a rich heritage that had been part of the American musical mainstream for at least a century and that by...

     The fall concert will feature a performance of Amy Beach’s “Gaelic Symphony,” the first symphony by an American woman. Beach was an important turn-of-the-century Boston composer along with Arthur Foote, George Chadwick, and John Knowles Paine. The symphony draws from traditional Irish-Gaelic melodies, tapping into a rich heritage that had been part of the American musical mainstream for at least a century and that by the 1890s was assimilated into the new genre called popular music.


    Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College

    106 Central Street
    Wellesley, MA 02481

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free



    Phone: (781) 283-2373


    Accessibility Info: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

    Facebook Comments

    More from The Arts at Wellesley

    Guido van der Werve: Nummer veertien, home

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center

    March 12-July 20, 2014

    Event Rating (0 votes)

    “Like a Great Roman Ruin”: The College Hall Fire and Anne Whitney at 100

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center

    March 17-July 20, 2014

    Event Rating (0 votes)

    Collegium Musicum

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Jewett Auditorium

    April 23, 2014

    Event Rating (0 votes)

    Member Reviews

    There are currently no reviews/comments for this event. Be the first to add a review/comment , and let folks know what you think!

      • State & Local Resources

        Massachusetts Vacation


         

      © 2013 - ArtsBoston - All Rights Reserved.

      Contact Us | Privacy Policy/Terms of Service | Site Feedback