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Monday, September 24, 2012

School of Music: A Soldier's Tale

Description:
Michael Votta leads the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus, along with members of UMD Chamber Singers, in an all-Stravinsky program featuring L'Histoire du Soldat (A Soldier's Tale). A work the composer said should be "read, played, and danced," A Soldier's Tale uses three actors to tell the story of a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil for a book that predicts the future of the economy. Also on the program: Mass, one of Stravinsky's only works written without a commission. Stravinsky scholars have speculated that this work, an austere 19-minute setting of the Roman Catholic Mass, was the product of "a spiritual necessity." {Will appear in FYI on Sep 21, 2012
Start Time:
8:00 PM
End Time:
9:30 PM
Room:
Dekelboum Concert Hall
Common Location Name:
Clarice Smith PAC
Web Address:
music.umd.edu/events/17482
Other Contact Information:
Cara Natalie Fleck School of Music +1 301 405 7283 music-marketing@umd.edu http://music.umd.edu/events/17482


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