FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents “Celebrating Nature’s Beauty” 7:30 p.m. May 1 at the Franklin Theatre.
Tickets are available by phone at 615-538-2076 or online via The Franklin Theatre.
As the 2016-17 season concludes, the evening begins with a miniature tone poem by George Butterworth. Celebrating the scenic splendor of Tennessee, “Become River” by John Luther Adams’ takes attendees downstream from a single note to the mighty deltas that lead to the ocean. Be enthralled by Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony, which heralds the arrival of summer with shimmering impressions of nature, in all its beauty.
CELEBRATING NATURE’S BEAUTY
George Butterworth – The Banks of Green Willow
John Luther Adams – Become River
Edward Elgar – Chanson de Matin (Song of the Morning)
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 6 in F “Pastoral”
About The Gateway Chamber Orchestra
The Gateway Chamber Orchestra was formed in 2008 and is recognized as one of the leading new American ensembles. Conducted by Gregory Wolynec, it is comprised of professional musicians from Middle Tennessee and beyond. The Gateway Chamber Orchestra specializes in presenting traditional masterworks, overlooked treasures, and contemporary American compositions. The Gateway Chamber Orchestra’s recordings have received critical acclaim in publications such as the American Record Guide and Fanfare Magazine. Engaging 5,000 Middle Tennessee students annually with classical music through free performances, innovative educational outreach, and interactive Children’s Concerts, the GCO is committed to building new audiences for tomorrow. Funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Tennessee Arts Commission. Visit www.gatewaychamberorchestra.com to learn more.