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Dance Evolution: Sleeping Beauty Meets West Side Story
April 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Prepare to dance in your seat! Our program overflows with storied influences and irresistible melodies, including composer Arturo Márquez’ explosive Danzon No. 2, a modern Mexican classic inspired by Cuban dance rhythms. Joining the Phil are the talented members of South Shore Conservatory’s Bay Youth Symphony in a super-sized orchestra to perform music from the exuberant Ballet Music to Tchaikovsky’s, Sleeping Beauty. Phil music director and conductor, Steven Karidoyanes, conducts his own Greek-inspired composition, Café Neon, with Leonard Bernstein’s passionate score to West Side Story rounding out our evening. Our largest orchestral event of the season!
Sleeping Beauty, Suite Op. 66a
Café Neon: Fantasy on Greek Songs & Dances
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story