Playing With Color

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Alan Gilbert conducts a program rich in color and imagery. Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été features mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato taking on the emotional texts by the romantic poet Théophile Gautier. Book-ending Berlioz is Steven Stucky’s Son et Lumière and Ravel’s orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Program details:

Steven Stucky: Son et Lumière (Sound and Light)

Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d’été (Summer Nights)

Modest Mussorgsky, orch. Maurice Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition