Concert: “Tales of Halloween: Monsters and Heroes”

October 29, 2010 at 11:24 am | Posted in Concerts | Leave a comment

The Indiana Wind Symphony’s 2010 Halloween concert, “Tales of Halloween — Monsters & Heroes,” is Saturday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center. It’s a family-friendly Halloween concert, so come in costume (the band will be!) and participate in the costume contest during intermission. Special awards given for the best costumes from Star Wars and The Wizard of Oz, as well as the best costumes overall.

Admission: $15 for adults; $10 for students and seniors; children under 10 free

Here’s what you’ll hear:

Brass Español Lennie Niehaus
Selections from Star Wars John Williams
trans. Stephen Bulla
The Phantom Cavalry Dennis Havens
World Premiere
Selections from The Wizard of Oz Harold Arlen & EY Harburg
arr. James Barnes
Conducted by Nathan Voges, dir. of the Pride of Indy Bands
Of Sailors and Whales W. Francis McBeth
— Intermission —
Dance of the Skeletons Thomas S. Allen
arr. RE Hildreth
Cleopatra Polka E. Damare
arr. JB Claus
featuring Laura Block, piccolo
Tam O’Shanter Sir Malcolm Arnold
arr. John P. Paynter
with a dramatic reading of Robert Burns’s poem by Gordon Inglis
and accompanied by a video presentation
Dream of a Witches’ Sabbath
Mvt. V from Symphony Fantastique
Hector Berlioz
trans. R. Mark Rogers

After you hear the concert, come back here and tell us what you thought!

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