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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.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.

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 metro from Paris (Suite symphonique)
  • Smetana The Moldau from Má vlast
  • Respighi Trevi Fountain from Fountains of Rome
  • Carpenter Lake from Adventures in a Perambulator
  • Tchaikovsky 1812, Overture solonelle

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