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Pictures at an Exhibition

Friday, November 16
Kleinhans Music Hall, 10:30 am

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Coffee Concert Series presented by

An inventive concert saluting the 80th birthday of Joan Tower, one of our country’s most important composers, and featuring a new work from R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills written for his friend Robert McDuffie and a rock band, with arrangements and additional music by David Mallamud. “Pictures,” Modest Mussorgsky’s musical memorial to his artist friend, Viktor Hartmann, was first a piece for solo piano, but as orchestrated by Maurice Ravel, it has become a staple of the popular classical canon. Come at 9:30 AM  for complimentary coffee and doughnuts.

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Robert McDuffie, violin
Mike Mills, bass and keyboard

JOAN TOWER Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
JOAN TOWER Tambor
MIKE MILLS Concerto for Rock Band, Violin and String Orchestra
MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition