Invitation to the Dance Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. West Middle School, Brockton
Bring your whole family to this concert of exhilarating music and dance, featuring the graceful ballet dancers of Brockton's Matta Dance Academy. 2011 Feinberg Youth Competition Second-Prize Winner, Aldís Elfarsdóttir, performs with beloved BrSO Concertmistress Kristina Nilsson:
Weber Invitation to the Dance Wieniawski Polonaise Brilliante #1 in D Major Aldís Elfarsdóttir, violin Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Matta Dance Academy Dvorak Slavonic Dance in C Major, Op.72, #7 Stravinsky Berceuse and Finale from Firebird Ballet (1919) Sarasate Navarra, Spanish Dances for Two Violins Aldís Elfarsdóttir & Kristina Nilsson, violins Tschaikowsky Scenes from Nutcracker Ballet, Op. 71 Matta Dance Academy
Our season finale classic tales of love and romance, including the tales of the Arabian Nights of Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakow, Saint-Saens' Danse Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah, and Tchaikowsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy.
The Brockton Symphony Orchestra is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council; and grants from the Brockton Cultural Council, Abington Cultural Council, Bridgewater Cultural Council, Easton Cultural Council, and Sharon Cultural Council, local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
The Brockton Symphony Orchestra is recognized as Brockton's leading performing arts institution, one of the leading community symphony orchestras in Massachusetts, and one of the best regional orchestras in the country.