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Date/Time
Sunday, April 9th, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway


David Bernard

Guest Conductor

Stravinsky

“Firebird” Suite (1919)

Rimsky-Korsakov

Scheherazade

We welcome guest conductor David Bernard, music director of the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, and an internationally-recognized conductor, to lead the orchestra in a program dedicated to storytelling through musical tone painting. The brilliant orchestration and vivid colors brimming from Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite depicts a tale of a prince freeing his beloved from the spell of an evil spirit. Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade”, featuring the BSO’s co-concertmaster Hannah Finkelberg, depicts the powerful narratives of “The Arabian Nights”—including the alluring storyteller Scheherazade, shipwrecks, thieves and the bustling markets in ancient Baghdad—with a captivating combination of energy and passion.

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