Gustavus Wind Orchestra Presents Home Concert at Christ Chapel

Posted on January 29th, 2009 by

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Home Concert Sunday

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Home Concert Sunday

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra returns from its annual winter concert tour to present its Home Concert in Christ Chapel, Sunday, February 8, beginning at 2:00 p.m. This performance, under the direction of Douglas Nimmo, includes works by Goto, Gould, Bernstein, Youtz and others. It is free and open to the public.

The wind orchestra returns Sunday from a 10-day concert tour in Colorado, South Dakota and Minnesota. Its tour program showcases the wide variety of literature written or arranged for the ensemble. It opens with Paul Creston’s Celebration Overture, Richard Wagner’s Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral from the opera Lohengrin and The Scherzo for a Bitter Moon by Gregory Youtz. The wind orchestra continues with Henry Fillmore’s march The Circus Bee and finishes the first half with five movements of Leonard Bernstein’s Divertimento.

Following intermission, the program continues with Morton Gould’s Ballad for Band and Yo Goto’s Lux Aeterna. The ensemble’s percussion section then presents its featured work, Charles Johnson’s Big Country. Sunday’s Home Concert by the Gustavus Wind Orchestra concludes with Aspen Jubilee by Ron Nelson.

This Home Concert by the Gustavus Wind Orchestra is free and open to the public. It begins at 2:00 p.m. in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.

 

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