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An Alpine Symphony

Thursday, August 18, 2022, 6:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Orchestra

Alasdair Neale, Conductor

Pre-Concert Chat, 5:45 PM
Led by Sameer Patel
Pavilion Lawn Paver Bar

R. Strauss

Eine Alpensinfonie [An Alpine Symphony], Op. 64


Program note: An Alpine Symphony

Strauss established his international reputation writing tone poems, a genre that originated with Liszt but that Strauss himself elevated and in large part defined for future composers. Between 1886 and 1899, Strauss composed eight tone poems, including Also sprach Zarathustra, Don Juan, and Till Eulenspiegel. At the turn of the century, he turned his attention to opera, composing just two more tone poems during his career: Sinfonia Domestica in 1904 and An Alpine Symphony....

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2022 digital program book

Printed programs are available at the concerts, at the Festival Welcome Center and Store (open during rehearsal and 5:00-8:00 PM; closed during the concert), or outside the Festival office at 120 2nd, Ave. North, Ketchum.


Sun Valley Pavilion
300 Dollar Rd
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 United States
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