Event Calendar

Nordic Myths Festival

Rossen Milanov, conductor
Alessio Bax, piano
Jason Gay, video artist

 

Program

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Suite (Four Legends from The Kalevala)

Celtic myths inspire Wagner’s passionate love story of Tristan and Isolde, while Grieg’s Piano Concerto immortalizes the beauty of the Nordic landscape. Finnish myths from The Kalevala come to life in the expansive music of Sibelius, accompanied by original video art by Jason Gay.

 

Accompaniments

Mozart to Matisse: Scandanavian Paintings: Myth & Reality, Mar. 13 │2pm 
Friday Coffee Dress: Mar. 15 │10am
Prelude: Christopher Purdy
Postlude: Talk back with the artists