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Homecoming

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Angelin Chang, piano

The Muncie Symphony Orchestra begins the season by bringing home Muncie-native and one of the first MSO Young Artist Competition winners, Angelin Chang. Dr. Chang is a Grammy award-winning classical pianist and the City of Muncie, Indiana Honorary Cultural Ambassador for Goodwill.

Continuing to bring to Muncie an inclusive selection of repertoire, this performance will include American composer and teacher Jennifer Higdon’s piece, Blue Cathedral. Higdon has received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Music and two Grammy Awards for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Blue Cathedral was written in memory of Higdon’s younger brother, Andrew Blue Higdon.


Aaron Copland………………………Billy the Kid Suite
I. Introduction: The Open Prairie
II. Street in a Frontier Town
III. Mexican Dance and Finale
IV. Prairie Night (Card Game at Night)
V. Gun Battle
VI. Celebration (after Billy’s Capture)
VII. Billy’s Death
VIII. The Open Prairie Again

Jennifer Higdon………………………Blue Cathedral

INTERMISSION

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky………………………Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb Major, Op. 3
I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
II. Andante simplice
III. Allegro con fuoco

 

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Details

Date:
September 21
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Venue

Emens Auditorium
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Phone:
765-285-1539
Website:
http://cms.bsu.edu/web/emens
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