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Monterey Symphony Sound Waves - Concert III

Sunset Center San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921
February 17, 2019
  • Location: Sunset Center, San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel by the Sea, CA
  • Phone: (831) 646-8511
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $43-$84, student and military discounts available
  • Description:

    The season Sound Waves comes alive in the third concert with four works all dedicated to the sea. Claude Debussy, the father of Impressionism in music, composed La Mer in the mold of a symphony, but eschewed the traditional title for one more authentic to the sound of the music. French composer Jacques Ibert, the director of French opera in Rome, wrote Escales – a suite for orchestra that perfectly resembles postcards from three Mediterranean ports – after finding his obsession with the sea.

    This concert features "Four Sea Interludes" from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a, by Benjamin Britten, England's finest modern opera composer: composed in 1945, Grimes launched his career in the new post-war era. The gorgeous tone-poem Oceanides, Op. 73, by Jean Sibelius was inspired by the sea-nymphs referenced in Greek mythology: haunting and tempting.

    Join us one hour prior to every performance for our pre-concert lectures presented by musicologist Dr. Todd Samra.

    Max Bragado-Darman, conductor

    Benjamin Britten
    Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

    Jacques Ibert
    Escales (Ports of call)

    Jean Sibelius
    The Oceanides, Op. 73

    Claude Debussy
    La Mer




San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921

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