Free Concert in Brooklyn

Fri, Mar 18, 2016, 8 PM–9:20 PM

BROOKLYN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT BROOKLYN COLLEGE, WALT WHITMAN THEATRE
Part of the series Around Town

–The Orchestra Now plays a free concert in Brooklyn
–Beethoven, Copland, & Ives
–Conducted by James Bagwell; “A distinguished conductor” –The New York Times

Program

Copland: Quiet City
Ghostly and contemplative; this piece grew out of background music for a play

Ives: Symphony No. 3 (“The Camp Meeting”)
Reminiscent of country revivals; winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Cheerful and good-humored, filled with a musical playfulness

Artists

JAMES BAGWELL, conductor