Masterworks V

Fantasia, Firebird & Beyond

June 6, 2021 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor

Favorites from Fantasia and a heartfelt gem by Oscar-winner John Williams

What’s Interesting About This Concert

  • Classical masterpieces from the world of film unite this program
  • The William Tell Overture appeared on the first BSO concert in 1896, and is a staple in film and television soundtracks, including The Lone Ranger
  • John Williams’ score for The Reivers was one of his earliest and utilizes text by William Faulkner
  • The iconic Sorcerer’s Apprentice from Fantasia, and Firebird Suite from Fantasia 2000, conclude the program

The Program

  • Giachino Rossini | William Tell Overture (1896 BSO debut concert)
  • John Williams | Music from The Reivers
  • Paul Dukas | The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • Igor Stravinsky | The Firebird Suite

Concert Length: Approx. 1 hour, 40 minutes, with intermission


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