GUEST ARTIST: Paolo Bortolussi, FLUTE

Joan TOWER     For the Uncommon Woman

Cécile CHAMINADE     Flute Concertino, op. 107

Jennifer HIGDON     blue cathedral

Jocelyn MORLOCK     Ornithomancy

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV     Scheherazade, op. 35

We take a musical stand for women composers with striking, colorful, gorgeous symphonic music. Two American orchestral standards are performed alongside two short works for flute and orchestra, with soloist and VIS Principal Flutist Paolo Bortolussi. The program concludes with the greatest musical homage to women’s Grace, Beauty and Mind – Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

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