There and Back Again

Saturday, 8pm, March 14, 2020 — The Klein Memorial Auditorium

Special Irish bagpipes known as the uilleann pipes, performed by Jerry O’Sullivan. 

Be with us as we celebrate two musical journeys; the legendary voyage of St. Brendan from Ireland to the New World in the sixth century and the real voyage of Antonin Dvorak to the United States in the nineteenth! Shaun Davey’s heroic musical recounting of the crossing of Brendan the Navigator features the special Irish bagpipes known as the uilleann pipes, performed by Jerry O’Sullivan. 

 

Dvorak wrote his most popular Symphony, From the New World inspired by his two-year stay in the United States. Another exciting selection is Bela Bartok’s warm and passionate Viola Concerto, performed by our co-winner of the GBS Young Instrumentalists Competition, Sofia Gilchenok.

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