Hollywood Songbook

01/06/2017

When:
08/14/2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2017-08-14T19:30:00-04:00
2017-08-14T21:30:00-04:00
Where:
Trinity Episcopal Church
214 W Beverley St
Staunton, VA 24401
USA
Cost:
$22 Adult, $20 Senior, $8 College, Free for Youth (18-and-under)
Contact:
(540) 569-0267

PRECONCERT TALK AT 6:15 – DOORS OPEN AT 6:45

Southern California became an adoptive home to many of the world’s most acclaimed composers before and during the Second World War. Alongside Hollywood songwriters, these refugees sparked a new chapter in the creation of American music.

Copland   Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass and percussion
Eisler   Hollywood Elegies, for voice and piano
Stravinsky   Polka: For a Young Elephant
Chaplin   Music from City Lights (arr. by Wadsworth and with dramatization by Happenstance Theater)
Rachmaninoff   selection from Suite No. 2, for two pianos
Schoenberg   Ode to Napoleon, for reciter and piano quintet
Arlen   “If I Only had a Brain,” for voice and piano
Bernstein   Overture to Candide, for orchestra