Symphony Nova and a group of local poets led by Nadia Colbern, whose poetry has been widely published in such places as The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and The Boston Globe Magazine, are collaborating to present three highly-anticipated performances featuring poetry inspired by and read aloud alongside Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, Mozart’s Serenade K.388, Piazzolla’s Libertango and Ferenc Farkas’ Antique Hungarian Dances each arranged or written for woodwind quintet. Read More
Monthly Archives: January 2016
Program Notes – Feb. 3, 5 and 14
Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937) was a French composer most famous for his masterful orchestration, most notably in Bolero and his arrangement of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. French baroque music and dance forms influenced his original compositions.