Meadows Wind Ensemble: Three-Ring Circus



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Owen Arts Center
6101 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75205

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7:30 p.m.

Caruth Auditorium – Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop Blvd. on the SMU campus, Dallas 75205

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Three-Ring Circus is, as one might expect, a program that is all about 3s! The program will feature three pieces for metal instruments: Ring, Flourish, Blaze by Augusta Read Thomas, Canzon septimi toni à 12 (for three choirs) by Giovanni Gabrieli, and a new fanfare for brass instruments by Meadows student Quinn Mason. Also featured will be three quasi-jazz works: Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs by Leonard Bernstein, Rhapsody in Blue (original “jazz band” version) by George Gershwin, and Blue Shades by Meadows alumnus Frank Ticheli. Two more “3s” round out the program: Stravinsky’sThree pieces for clarinet solo and two dancers, and Passages (in three movements) by Stephen Jones, written on commission for the MWE. The only thing missing is a waltz in three-quarter time – we’ll work on that!


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