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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 7:30 pm

Mandeville Auditorium

For ticket information call 858-534-4637 or go to lajollasymphony.com

Steven Schick conducts:

John Luther Adams The Light That Fills the World
Ori Talmon (Thomas Nee Commission, new work)
Samuel Barber Prayers of Kierkegaard

Aaron Copland Symphony No. 3

Guest artist: Zen Wu, soprano

The concert opens with Adams’ ethereal study of orchestral color, continues with Barber’s moving Prayers of Kierkegaard with chorus (based in part on Gregorian Chant), and concludes with Copland’s triumphant Third Symphony, written at the end of World War II. Also on the program is the premiere of a work by this season’s Thomas Nee Commission winner, Ori Talmon.

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