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"A Joyful Fanfare": Beethoven's Second

Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Meydenbauer Theatre
11100 NE 6th ST
Bellevue, WA 98004

Written at the time when his deafness was first becoming apparent, Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 is nonetheless a joyous and festive work that bespeaks its composer's indomitable spirit. The concert concludes with three of America's most treasured musical voices: Leroy Anderson, the master of light symphonic music, Aaron Copland, "the dean of American composers", and John Philip Sousa, the justly-crowned and never-deposed "March King." The Sammamish Symphony will also perform a concerto with the winner of its 2017 Young Artists Competition. Watch for details about the winner and the piece in February!

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Eastlake Performing Arts Center
Eastlake High School
400 228th AVE NE
Sammamish, WA 98074

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On this day, May 23rd

Born:

  • Jean Françaix, French composer, in 1912.
  • Edmund Rubbra, English composer, in 1901.

Died:

  • Karel Albert, Belgian composer, in 1987.