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Summer Nights

ABOUT CONCERT
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17

October

About

International opera star, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, will join the BVSO for the exciting opening of our 40th Anniversary Season. A Brazos Valley native, Sasha will perform one of French composer Hector Berlioz’s most beautiful works, Les nuits d’été (Summer Nights). The BVSO also performs Felix Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture and one of the great symphonic compositions, Symphony No. 1 in F minor written by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

Featuring

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano

Program:

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture in E major, Op. 21
Berlioz: Les nuits d’été (Summer Nights), Op. 7
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10