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Boston Conservatory Orchestra with Silkroad Artists

Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA

Presented in Boston’s historic Symphony Hall, Boston Conservatory Orchestra and soloists Sandeep Das (tabla), Maeve Gilchrist (Celtic harp), and Kaoru Watanabe (Japanese shinobue flutes/taiko drums) from the Grammy Award–winning Silkroad Ensemble perform an eclectic program of poetry-inspired orchestral works by Tan Dun, Dinuk Wijeratne, Maeve Gilchrist/Luke Benton, Gabriela Lena Frank, Alexander (Ali) Rahbari, Kaoru Watanabe, Osvaldo Golijov, and Colin Jacobsen/Siamek Aghaei.

TAN DUN: Symphonic Poem of 3 Notes
DINUK WIJERATNE: “Canons, Circles” from Tabla Concerto
MAEVE GILCHRIST/LUKE BENTON: “Peace” from In Pursuit
GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra
ALEXANDER (ALI) RAHBARI: Persian Mysticism Around G
KAORU WATANABE: Shinobu
OSVALDO GOLIJOV: K’in Sventa Ch’ul Me’tik Kwadalupe (Ritual for the Holy Mother of Guadalupe)
COLIN JACOBSEN/SIAMEK AGHAEI, Traditional Persian: Ascending Bird

Bruce Hangen, conductor

This performance is made possible in part by the generous support of Alex Rigopulos and Sachi Sato, B.M. '02 (Berklee College of Music).

This performance has been selected as part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee's 2018–2019 Center Stage collection. Learn more about Center Stage and view all Center Stage performances.

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