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Our Ocean

Date: June 15 & 16

Showtimes: Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3:00pm

Featured Artist:

Carolyn Watson, Conductor

Location:
Barnstable Performing Arts Center
744 West Main Street, Hyannis MA 02601


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  • Event dates: June 15 & 16
  • Showtimes: Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3:00pm
  • Featured Artists:

    Carolyn Watson, Conductor

    Location:
    Barnstable Performing Arts Center
    744 West Main Street, Hyannis MA 02601

  • Buy Tickets: index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=838&Itemid=935

MASTERPIECE 5

Presented in collaboration with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

From the blissful calm of Mendelssohn’s “The Hebrides” to the crashing waves of Debussy’s “La Mer,” the magnificence of our ocean has served as a muse for composers since music began. Join us for a stunning event that celebrates the majesty of the sea and why it should be treasured and protected for future generations.

Program

The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
FELIX MENDELSSOHN

And God Created Great Whales
ALAN HOVHANESS

Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
BENJAMIN BRITTEN

La Mer (“The Sea”)
CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Carolyn Watson Conductor

CAROLYN WATSON, Conductor

Carolyn Watson has been celebrated nationally and internationally as a versatile conductor of symphonic music and opera. She is the recipient of a number of prestigious awards for young conductors, among them the Brian Stacey Award for emerging Australian conductors. As Music Director of the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, Watson won the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance with this ensemble, also collaborating with soloists including Mark O’Connor and Alexandre Tharaud during her tenure.

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