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Downtown Sounds

11:00 AM
Strauss, Gershwin
Saturday, November 22, 2014

What does your neighborhood or town sound like? Many composers have written music about their favorite places, using melodies and rhythms to portray city streets and bustling neighborhoods. Be transported around the world without leaving Orchestra Hall in this program featuring music by Gershwin, Respighi and Smetana.

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Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Enjoy brunch on at tesori conveniently located in Symphony Center! Menu and reservations.

The CSO thanks John Hart and Carol Prins for their support of our family concerts.


  • Program to include:
  • Strauss Prelude to Also sprach Zarathustra
  • Gershwin Excerpts from An American in Paris
  • Ibert Le Métro from Suite symphonique (Paris)
  • Smetana The Moldau from Má vlast
  • Traditional/Arr. Nie Dance of the Golden Snake
  • Márquez Danzón No. 2
  • Respighi Triton Fountain and Trevi Fountain from Fountains of Rome
  • Carpenter Lake from Adventures in a Perambulator
  • Tchaikovsky 1812, Overture solonelle

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