Space Coast Symphony 15th Anniversary Celebration
In this BIG year for your SCSO, we invite you to join us for our 15th Anniversary Gala, celebrating fifteen years of extraordinary music-making! This powerful program features works by Tchaikovsky, Marquez, Marshall, along with a world premiere from SCSO favorite, Kevin Wilt. The concert opens with Christopher Marshall’s Aue!, a work commissioned by the SCSO for our 10th Anniversary. For three years, New Zealander Christopher Marshall lived in the idyllic surroundings of Samoa, and his piece conjures up its endlessly fascinating atmosphere and sounds, its hypnotic languor, and popular dances.
The SCSO’s commitment to new music is on full display when they present the world premiere of Kevin Wilt’s Imagined Adventures: March at the West River, a short and thrilling work based on childhood fantasies. Composed in 2005, Marquez’s Conga del Fuego is a short fiery work bursting with color. The program closes with a monumental masterwork and favorite of Aaron’s. From the staggering genius of Russia’s most famous Romantic comes a symphony charged with raw power and gorgeous melodies. With the foreboding opening theme of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, listeners are launched into a four-movement exploration of fate. Selected youth musicians will perform side-by-side with their professional SCSO counterparts in this incredible program.