From Greek mythology to Italian comedy to Austrian folk dance, this Minnesota Orchestra concert dives deep into evocative dream worlds and whimsical storytelling. Orchestra horn player Ellen Dinwiddie Smith is featured in Eleanor Alberga’s The Shining Gates of Morpheus for string quartet and horn, and French conductor Fabien Gabel makes his Minnesota Orchestra debut leading Igor Stravinsky’s innovative suite from the ballet Pulcinella and Wolfgang Amadè Mozart’s carefree Symphony No. 39.
Shining Gate of Morpheus / 15 min
Pulcinella Suite / 20 min
Symphony No. 39 / 25 min
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