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ECSO - Sounds from Far and Near Promo
Seeded by ectsymphony on 20 Oct 2016
Author: Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra
Sounds from Far and Near Saturday, March 19, 2016, 8pm Jung-Hsuan Ko, Cello Johannes Brahms’s boisterous Academic Festival Overture begins our March concert, followed by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara’s Cantus Arcticus, a composition featuring birdcalls from the Arctic Circle. Bringing in sounds from a closer origin, the ECSO brass section is featured in the Concerto for Brass and Orchestra by American composer James Beckel. Cellist Jung-Hsuan Ko, the 2014-15 ECSO Instrumental Competition winner is the soloist for the evening in Dmitri Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1. Closing the concert is Richard Wagner’s Die Meistersinger Prelude. Purchase tickets by 860-443-2876 or visiting