Copland’s Lincoln Portrait

NOVEMBER 3 & 4, 2018
Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday at 2 PM

Just in time for Election Day, the music of these four American composers reminds us what makes this democracy so great.

Program

Ives Decoration Day from the Holidays Symphony

Piston Symphony No. 2

Carter Variations for Orchestra

Copland Lincoln Portrait

Program Detail

Charles Ives Decoration Day from the Holidays Symphony
A dreamy haze of childhood memories and nearly-forgotten tunes
9 min

Brief remarks by TŌN bassist Zhenyuan Yao

Walter Piston Symphony No. 2
Vigorous and soaring
26 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by TŌN tuba player Dan Honaker

Elliott Carter Variations for Orchestra
Dynamic and full of character
24 min

Brief remarks by TŌN oboist Kelly Mozeik

Aaron Copland Lincoln Portrait
Stirring and timeless; a masterful tribute
15 min

All timings are approximate.

Sample the Music

Copland Lincoln Portrait

Photo by David DeNee

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