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Apotheosis of the Dance

October 7, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Roger Kalia, conductor
Dennis Kim and Sam Fischer, violins

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 2:30 pm
Ann and Jerry Moss Theater

Jacobsen/Aghaei: Ascending Bird
Seyfried: Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra (West Coast Premiere)
Symphony No.7

The opening concert of the season highlighted dance and rhythm, with three unique and varied works. Beethoven’s magnificent Symphony No.7 was deemed by Richard Wagner to be “the apotheosis of the dance”. The orchestra also performed the West Coast Premiere of Sheridan Seyfried’s Concerto for Two Violins and OrchestraNeo-romantic in style, it features a bluegrass inspired final movement. Colin Jacobsen and Siamak Aghaei’s Ascending Bird, based on a traditional Persian folk melody, opened the concert.


October 7, 2018
2:30 pm
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Moss Theater
New Roads School at the Herb Alpert Educational Village 3131 Olympic Blvd
Santa Monica, United States