The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra performs Vaughan Williams’ tragic winter symphony, Sinfonia Antartica, for large orchestra, wind machine, women’s chorus, and soprano soloist. This work traces the ill-fated Terra Nova Antarctic expedition in 1912, in which Captain Robert Scott attempted to be the first to reach the South Pole, but his entire party died on the return journey.
Also featuring the world premiere of Lakescape by Libby Meyer. This performance is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service as part of the Imagine Your Parks Program in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the NEA and the 100th Anniversary of the NPS. Additional funding provided by the National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931