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Your ASO In Concert: Echoes at the 2020 Neighborhood Concert
Seeded by anchoragesymphony on 23 Apr 2020
Author: anchoragesymphony
Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer conducts the ASO's performance of the Yup'ik movement from Echoes featuring the Imamsuat Dancers at the 10th Annual Neighborhood Concert at the West High School Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2020. “Writing Echoes was one of the most satisfying experiences of my musical life,” Fleischer said. While composing, Fleischer visited several Native cultural centers and museums for first-hand viewing of indigenous dancing and music presentation. He taped the sessions, asked endless questions and employed the material he gathered to prepare what has become a widely accepted and welcomed artistic presentation honoring the contribution and culture of Native cultures from Alaska to Hawaii and to Massachusetts and Mississippi. “In making these journeys and studying the music, I met many wonderful artists and found their passion for their culture inspiring,” Fleischer recalls. “This was a journey of discovery for me – not only the discovery of new music, but