Presented by The Organization

Performance Friday, January 31, 2014 | 8 PM

American Symphony Orchestra

This England

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The American Symphony Orchestra reveals an explosion of creative energy in early 20th-century British music by highlighting works by some of the first modern British composers. This program includes a suite from a film of H.G. Wells’s apocalyptic predictions, the volcanic eruption of a brass band, and a masterwork by a composer whose music came to embody the fortitude of the 20th-century British character.


  • American Symphony Orchestra
  • Leon Botstein, Conductor
  • Piers Lane, Piano


  • BLISS Things to Come Suite
  • BRIDGE Phantasm for Piano and Orchestra
  • SIMPSON Volcano
  • WALTON Symphony No. 2


Pre-Concert Q&A with Leon Botstein at 7 PM

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