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( Fri., Jun. 7, 2019 )

Performed by Joshua Gersen, conductor

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2337


The warmth and rejuvenation of spring come alive in music ranging from Beethoven’s expression of the bucolic countryside in his “Pastoral” Symphony, to Tchaikovsky’s depiction of a raging sea in The Tempest, to Wagner’s vision of enchanted woods in "Forest Murmurs." These works and more will leave you with a renewed sense of gratitude for the beauty of nature.

Copland: An Outdoor Overture
Liadov: The Enchanted Lake
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest
Mendelssohn: The Hebrides
Beethoven: Selection from Symphony No. 6
Wagner: "Forest Murmurs" from Siegfried
Terry Mizesko: Selections from Sketches from Pinehurst

Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic, Joshua Gersen, takes the podium.




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