NEP_performance_Firsts 2014Firsts & Fantasies

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Tickets: Adult: $35; $10 student
Venue: Tsai Performance Center


The New England Philharmonic, under the direction of Richard Pittman, concludes its 37th season with an NEP commission and world premiere of Composer-in-Residence David Rakowski’s Zephyrs from Dance Episodes Symphony no. 5. The evening also features the Boston premiere of NEP Composer Laureate Gunther Schuller’s Dramatic Overture. Pianist Stephen Drury will perform on Roy Harris’ Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra.

Gunther Schuller, NEP Composer Laureate
Dramatic Overture
Boston premiere

David Rakowski, NEP Composer-in-Residence
Zephyrs from Dance Episodes Symphony no. 5
World premiere

Roy Harris
Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
Steven Drury, soloist

Sergei Prokofiev
Symphony no. 7


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