Wednesday, June 25, 2014 7:30pmScherezade web.jpg

Tales from the Exotic East

Amaral Center, 7:30pm
Tickets $55/40/35/25/15

Travel the Silk Road with us in these tales of wonder and mystery.

Two of the most popular Russian classics lead us to American composer, Henry Cowell’s evocative Persian Set.  Composed after his 1957 State Department sponsored visit to Tehran, Persian Set incorporates the Persian musical instruments and styles he came to know there.

Borodin                       Polovtsian Dances
Cowell                         Persian Set
Rimsky-Korsakov      Scheherezade

Florin Parvulescu, Conductor