Roxbury Community College Sun, Jul 16 3:00 PM
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Start your summer season off on the right foot with Stride, a dynamic program celebrating the ways we move together and the resilience of our ever-changing community. From the multicultural storytelling of Gabriela Lena Frank’s Elegía Andina to the lilting sighs of Jean Sibelius’ Valse Triste, this concert twists and turns through the world of rhythm and dance. Johannes Brahms’ Hungarian Dances have entertained audiences for 150 years, while Zoltan Kodaly’s Dances of Galanta and William Grant Still’s Patterns get a well-deserved spotlight. Showcasing the vivacious spirit and stylistic versatility of the Boston Festival Orchestra, this concert is bursting with joy, virtuosity, and passion!

Premium - $50 (Reserve Your Own Seat)
General Admission - $30 (First Come, First Serve)
Student - $10 (Optional Reserve Your Own Seat)


Boston Festival Orchestra
Alyssa Wang, conductor

Jean Sibelius, Valse Triste
William Grant Still, Patterns
Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dances No. 1, 3, & 10
Gabriela Lena Frank, Elegía Andina
Zoltan Kodaly, Dances of Galanta

New to classical music? No worries! Whether you're a seasoned classical music enthusiast or looking to experience the power and beauty of the orchestra for the first time, we've designed our concerts to appeal to audiences of all levels of exposure. Our programs feature a thoughtful selection of pieces, ranging from well-known classics to modern compositions, each with its own unique story to tell. We're passionate about teaching you about the music before you hear it so that you'll have a great time no matter your background or level of familiarity. So come as you are, sit back, and enjoy the show!