B-Sharp Signature Concert No. 5

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Date(s) - 05/13/2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lincoln Center

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“Escape to Hope”

Signature Concert No. 4

May 13, 2023, 7:30 PM
Lincoln Center, Main Stage

Global Warming – Michael Abels
Nocturnes – Claude Debussy
Symphony No. 5 – Sergei Prokofiev

Emmy-nominated American composer Michael Abels wrote Global Warming to describe the warming of international relations in 1990. The composition explores the similarities he heard in the music of various cultures. Claude Debussy’s Nocturnes was inspired by symbolist poet Henri de Régnier and conjures images of clouds, festivals, and enchanting sirens. The season closes with Ukrainian composer Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5, which he wrote to glorify “the grandeur of the human spirit.”


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