Family Concert: Kids’ Choice—5 Minutes That Made Me Love Classical Music

Saturday, August 10, 2019, 12:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Orchestra

Sameer Patel, Conductor

Peter Henderson, Piano

Students from the Music Institute’s Advanced Chamber Orchestra

Grieg

In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt

Brahms

Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor

Ravel

The Fairy Garden from Mother Goose

Beethoven

Adagio cantabile from Pathétique Piano Sonata
Peter Henderson, Piano

Tchaikovsky

Excerpts from The Nutcracker

Dvořák

Largo from Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

Williams

The Imperial March from Star Wars

Mussorgsky

The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition
With students of the Music Institute’s Advanced Chamber Orchestra

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Family Concert: Kids’ Choice—5 Minutes That Made Me Love Classical Music

We reached out to our students, musicians, and children of musicians with the questions: “What piece of music did you love when you were young? What inspired you? What piece of music made you love Classical music?” We received so many responses we’d be here for days if we played them all! Several works were chosen by lots of people, like the pieces that open and close tonight’s program. ...

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Pre-Concert Chat: 5 Minutes That Made Me Love Classical Music

Please join Peter Henderson, the Festival’s principal keyboard player, 45-minutes before the performance for a 30-minute, enlightening chat about this concert's selections, chosen by Festival students, musicians, and children of musicians, and learn what to look for during the performance. Join in person on the lawn next to the Paver Bar or live stream audio on your phone at the link below.

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Venue

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