Music often tells the stories of people. Elgar’s Enigma Variations portrays profiles of the composer’s friends, while Ellis Island: The Dream of America tells the dramatic stories of immigrants to America.
Musicfest celebrates the work of one of America’s most accomplished and successful film composers, John Williams, with favorite selections from Jurassic Park, the Harry Potter movies, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars and more.
Maestro Moody and the Festival Orchestra present an all-Russian program featuring Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4. Samuel Xu performs as featured soloist.
Honoring Beethoven’s 250th birthday, the Sinfonia performs his Symphony No. 7. The concert also includes the Festival Chorus and Sinfonia performing The Armed Man, A Mass for Peace, a riveting and poignant work.