Fantasy and Fantasia

8:00PM, Friday, July 18, 2014
Walk Festival Hall
6:00PM, Saturday, July 19, 2014
Walk Festival Hall
Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain
Kalevi Aho Sieidi (Percussion Concerto)
Rachmaninoff Three Symphonic Dances
Colin Currie percussion
Sebastian Lang-Lessing guest conductor
Kalevi Aho composer

Well-known to legions of Disney fans from the movie Fantasia, this concert’s rousing curtain opener Night on Bald Mountain, is a gem to experience in the concert hall. Then, continuing the Festival’s commitment to new compositions, Colin Currie will perform Kalevi Aho’s multi-faceted work, Sieidi, written in 2013. The concert concludes with Symphonic Dances that Rachmaninoff wrote late in life while living in the United States.