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Traverse Symphony Orchestra

First Nights: Five musical premieres

with Angela Lickiss Aleo


Have you ever wondered what it was like to be at the premier of some of the most influential musical works? In this class we will take a deeper look at five musical works and premiers that impacted the direction music would take for years to come. We will discuss the historical context and culture around these premiers and look at primary and secondary sources to give a broader understanding of the environment that these works came from. 

Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi

Messiah by Georg Frederic Handel 

Symphony No 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz

Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky

This class will meet Thursday from 7:00-8:00 pm online only running October 20 - November 17. 


  • Session 1: Oct 20 - Nov 17th, 2022
    from 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Online Class

For more info, call us at 231.947.7120

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