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Saturday, October 28, 2023 – 7:30 PM

October 28, 2023 at 7:30pm
The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

Delta David Gier, Music Director
Emanuele Arciuli, Piano
Joseph Horowitz, Cultural Historian

Maurice Ravel 
(1875 - 1937)


"Hypnotic Dream Music"
Gamelan & Lou Harrison
A Preamble with film 


Laideronnette, Empress of the Pagodas 
     from Mother Goose Suite


Cultural historian Joseph Horowitz will introduce Lou Harrison's Piano Concerto and present excerpts from his Naxos documentary film "Lou Harrison and Cultural Fusion" and a visual track by media artist Peter Bogdanoff.

Lou Harrison
(1917 – 2003)

Piano Concerto
     I. Allegro
     II. Stampede
     III. Largo
     IV. Allegro moderato

Emanuele Arciuli, piano 


Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov 
(1844 – 1908) 

Scheherazade, Op. 35
     The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship
     The Fantastic Tale of the Kalendar Prince 
     The Young Prince and the Young Princess
     The Baghdad Festival and the Shipwreck on the Rock with the Bronze Warrior

All are invited to a post-concert discussion
in the lobby on the 3rd floor with Maestro Gier and Joseph Horowitz.

This concert is generously sponsored by Avera

Media Artist