From Björk to Schmitt: UMD Wind Orchestra

From Björk to Schmitt

UMD Wind Orchestra
Saturday, December 7, 2019 . 8PM

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From the Icelandic rockstar Björk’s Overture to Dancer in the Dark to Florent Schmitt’s joyful Dionysiaques, enjoy a dynamic evening of modern masterworks for wind orchestra.

Led by Michael Votta, Jr., the UMD Wind Orchestra (UMWO) is a leading voice among collegiate ensembles in premiering new works for winds. This season’s engaging performances will feature faculty soloists and world-premieres of new works and masterworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. UMWO has performed in side-by-side collaborations with major professional ensembles and has performed by invitation at international, national and regional conferences.

Program:

Björk: Overture to Dancer in the Dark
Olivier Messiaen: Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum (And I Await the Resurrection of the Dead)
Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Symphony No. 5
Florent Schmitt: Dionysiaques