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Lyrical Dreams
Season Opener

Categorized as: Nightlife & Entertainment, Kids & Family
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- All three composers on this program write in a lyrical, expressive style, and all three pieces use dreams as subject matter or inspiration.

- In Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Samuel Barber depicts a dreamlike evening in Tennessee, set to a poem by 1940’s film critic James Agee.

- A child’s voice describes a dream of heaven in the final movement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, a composer not performed here in nearly ten years.

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