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LF Civic Orchestra Presents Legends and Fairy Tales Sunday, October 9

LF Civic Orchestra Presents Legends and Fairy Tales

  • Location: John & Nancy Hughes Theater
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, 60045

Lake Forest Civic Orchestra presents
Legends & Fairy Tales

Aidan Watts, Soloist

The LFCO 22-23 season opens with musical depictions of legends and fairytales. Anatoli Liadov’s Trilogy of tone poems depict fantastical characters from Russian folklore. Baba Yaga and Kikimora both tell the stories of witches that hunt children, while The Enchanted Lake is a beautiful, atmospheric depiction of a moonlit lakeside scene, inhabited by fairies and wood sprites.

Becoming Medusa by Evanston-based composer Stacy Garrop explores the origin story of the famous snake-haired Medusa, and Tchaikovsky’s magical score to Swan Lake tells the tale of Siegfried and Odette despite the magical spell that the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart has cast upon Odette.

This concert features Lake Forest High School Junior, Aidan Watts playing the first movement of Bruch’s Violin concerto no. 1. This performance includes a newly composed ending by Charles Pikler the retired principal violist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Our Program:
Liadov – Baba Yaga
Liadov – The Enchanted Lake
Liadov – Kikimora
Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1, Mvt 1 –  Aidan Watts, Lake Forest High School, Soloist
Garrop – Becoming Medusa
Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Suite

Ticket prices:
$20/adult 18-65
$10/senior 65 and older and students with an ID

Free to children under 12
for more information or tickets: https://www.lakeforestcivicorchestra.org/concerts-tickets/p/legends-and-fairytales



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