WMP Spring Concert!
Shostakovich and Iannaccone
Sunday April 15 3 pm
Church of the Epiphany (DC)
Sunday April 22 3 pm
George Washington Masonic National Memorial (Alexandria)
Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Anthony Iannaccone Divertimento for Orchestra
It has been said that, in the monumental Fifth Symphony, the best qualities of Shostakovich's music, such as meditation, humor and grandeur, blend in perfect balance and self-fulfillment. Written at the height of Stalin’s purges, and designed to appear to appease the Russian authorities, it nonetheless was a huge success at its first performance and continues to this day to be Shostakovich’s most popular symphony. Similarly, American composer (and former WMPA Composition Competition winner) Iannacone’s Divertimento is his most popular work. Based on a tune in Boccherini’s Menuet, it is a charming essay in free variation and thematic metamorphosis, combining a lullaby, a dance and the Menuet tune.
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Mini Flex Pass Offer
Did you miss buying your WMP 2017-18 Season Flex Pass? Not to worry, we have a great opportunity for you: WMP is offering a
Mini Flex Pass, five tickets for $60.
Use Discount Code WMP60 in the discount code field at checkout. The Mini-Pass includes 4 tickets for the remaining 2017-18 WMP concerts and 1 complimentary ticket. They make great gifts to give this holiday season.
Both Season Flex Pass and Mini Flex Pass tickets are available. As always, youth 18 and under are free, and the WMP Season Flex Pass at $80 for 7 tickets for 5 concerts is the best value in the region.
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For students grade 9 and higher
For students grade 6–9
WMCO - WMYO Concert
"Side by Side - Celebrating Achievements!!"
Sunday May 13, 2018 – 3:30 PM
Falls Church Episcopal
Wagner- Overture to Rienzi arr. Dackow
Saint-Saens- Dance Macabre arr. Williams
Elgar- Mina for small orchestra
Brahms- First Symphony mvt. 4 arr. Leidig
Custer - Star Trek Through the Years
Bernstein/Peress - West Side Story Overture
Doppler - Hungarian Fantasy for Flute
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade