David Lockington, conductor
Peter Cooper, oboe
Colorado Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director
ERIC EWAZEN Down a River of Time
STRAVINSKY Suite from The Firebird (1919)
WILLIAM HILL The Raven
The Suite from The Firebird is one of Stravinsky’s most popular work featuring lush musical colors. You also won't want to miss the world premiere of Colorado Symphony Principal Timpanist William Hill’s homage to Edgar Allan Poe’s, The Raven,, featuring the Colorado Symphony Chorus. The program begins with Principal Oboist Peter Cooper performing, “Down a River of Time” for oboe and strings by Eric Ewazen. "Down a River of Time" is a heartbreakingly beautiful and intensely emotional piece and sets the tone for an unforgettable evening featuring two of the Colorado Symphony's own powerhouse talents.