In this not to be missed season finale, we bring our theme of transformation full circle with musical representations of art, life, and literature. Stella Sung’s piece features “musical Americana” inspired by Norman Rockwell’s portrait of JFK. Tan Dun’s Contrabass Concerto is a musical ode to Jiang Rong’s Wolf Totem, an epic novel about the extinction of the Mongolian culture and it’s sacred animal, the wolf. With Joseph Conyers’ expert playing, John Morris Russell’s engaging conducting, and Mussorgsky’s grand tribute to visual art, your transformative summer journey will be complete.
Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 pm; Sunday, August 4 at 3:00 pm
John Morris Russell, Conductor
Joseph Conyers, Double Bass
Stella Sung: “The Peace Corps” from Rockwell Reflections
Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto – Wolf Totem
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, orchestrated by Maurice Ravel
Single Tickets: $45; Children Under 18: Free; MountainTop Masterpack: $165 – Four Tickets; $250 – Six Tickets
New this year: Festival Season Passholders may enter the Dunlop Pavilion at 6:00 pm to reserve seats before the pre-concert conversation. Doors will open to the general public at 6:25 pm.