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WWU Symphony Orchestra

Classical, Cabaret

The WWU String Sinfonia will present music from Henry Purcell’s 1692 opera The Fairy Queen, followed by George Walker’s ravishing Lyric for strings. Walker, a Pulitzer Prize winner and one of America’s leading African-American composers, died in fall, 2018, at the age of 96. Concluding the first half is Judd Greenstein’s frenetic Reservoir. Symphony Orchestra- Following intermission, the WWU Symphony Orchestra takes the stage to present Igor Stravinsky’s iconic 1911 ballet Petrushka, revised by the composer in 1947. Concert Program -  Henry Purcell: Suite from The Fairy Queen (Mika Armaly, conductor) George Walker: Lyric for Strings. Judd Greenstein: Reservoire. Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947 version).