February 25, 2018 :: Stories and Enigmas

Stories and Enigmas

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 3 p.m.

Gordon Ives Auditorium at the Masonic Heritage Center

11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington

Manny Laureano, Music Director & Conductor

Michael Sutton, Violin

Gary Briggle, Narrator


Michael Sutton, Violin

Michael Sutton, Violin
photo by Joel Larson

Gary Briggle, Narrator

The BSO tackles the challenge of telling a fictional story of bureaucratic parody that is two centuries old, and bringing it to life in the form of the Suite from the film Lieutenant Kijé by Sergei Prokofiev. After intermission we will probe the riddle left to us by Sir Edward Elgar in his famous Enigma Variations, complemented by the theatrical talents of Minneapolis-based actor and director Gary Briggle as Sir Edward. We will also feature our concertmaster Michael Sutton in a performance of the Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Camille Saint-Saëns.

 


The Program

Sergei Prokofiev – Suite from Lieutenant Kijé

Camille Saint-Saëns – Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Edward Elgar – Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma), Op. 36


Purchase Tickets Online or call 952-948-6500

Single Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (62+) $12, Students are free with ID ~ on sale on October 1, 2017

Flex Passes (4 or more tickets): Adults $13, Seniors (62+) $10 ~ on sale on July 20, 2017


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