Tribute to the Earth

2:00PM, Sunday, July 31, 2022
BEDŘICH SMETANA:“The Moldau” from Má vlast (My Fatherland)
JIMMY LÓPEZ BELLIDO:Pago a la Tierra [world premiere]
JEAN SIBELIUS:Symphony No. 2 in D Major

The “Pago a la Tierra” (tribute to the earth) is an ancient Andean ritual of thanksgiving for nature’s bounty. We open our 14th annual season with a tribute to earth, water, and spirit featuring a world premiere by Peruvian-American composer Jimmy López Bellido followed by Jean Sibelius’ masterful Second Symphony, inspired by the Apennine mountains of Italy.

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Featured Artists

Christian Reif
Conductor
Music Director
Jimmy López Bellido
Composer
Shane Kim
Concertmaster
Steve Staruch
Pre-Concert Interview
YourClassicalMPR
 
 

COVID Protocols:

COVID safety protocols for the summer season will be adjusted accordingly as the season approaches and communicated to all ticket holders.

This weekend’s performances are sponsored in part by Essentia Health, the Center for Organizational Development, and Wings Financial.

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