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4.4 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from Michael Freiband
74 events 30 reviews

This was certainly NOT one of NSO's better Wolf Trap performances. I didn't care for their rendition of "American in Paris" at all which is a favorite of mine. The Ansel Adams photographs were interesting to see but the accompanying music was...continued

reviewed Jul 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from sushant
59 events 26 reviews

Two treasures, Wolf Trap and the NSO; And the Ansel Adams photos were fabulous. A true midsummer night's dream.

reviewed Jul 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
6 events 1 review

Great show! Highly recommend.

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Quotes & Highlights

“As majestic images of Half Dome and Horsetail Falls fade in and out on a giant screen, the music builds and then melts to mirror the majesty of a church or echoes the Southwestern style as a mission takes the screen. When the final moonlit mountain went dark, the music stopped and the full house erupted. The effect is both inspiring and humbling.” —J.T. Long, _Sacramento Press _
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Program:

Copland: _Fanfare for the Common Man _

Williams: Music from the movie _Lincoln _

Copland: _A Lincoln Portrait _

Brubeck: Ansel Adams: America

Gershwin: _An American in Paris _

<em>Parade</em> The Victorian Lyric Opera Company Presents <em>La Perichole</em> <em>Fickle: A Fancy French Farce</em> <em>James and the Giant Peach Jr.</em> <em>Fun Home</em> Cherry Blossom/Springtime Harbor Cruise