30th Anniversary Show including Appalachian Spring

Performances

  • June 25, 7:30pm - Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette
  • June 26, 7:30pm - Rozsa Center, Houghton

Program

William Tell Overture, Gioachino Rossini
Orchestra with members of the MSO, KSO, MCB and UPstarts (Conductor: Joel Neves)
 
Appalachian Spring (Ballet for Martha), Aaron Copland
Presented in the original format for 13 players
Original choreography by Maisie Zahn and members of the NMU dance company with support from Jill Grundstrom, Head of Dance, NMU
 
Intermission
 
Miles Mykkanen with pianist, Lois Kaarre
Pizzetti “I pastori”
Respighi “Mattinata”
Strauss “Heimliche Aufforderung” “Traum dutch die Dämmerung” “Zueignung”
Britten “Miles... I’m all things strange and bold” from The Turn of the Screw
Merikanto “Oi muistatko vielä sen virren”
Bizet “A cette voix... Je crois entendre encore” from Les pêcheurs de perles
 
The Marquette City Band Ensemble (Director: Dr. Stephen Grugin)
All You Need Is Love, Lennon/McCartney, arrangement by Steve Grugin
Spain, Chick Corea
Sir Duke, Stevie Wonder
Eric Banitt, keyboards; Robert Smedman, lead vocal; chorus of UPstarts and band members