Friday, July 11 & Saturday, July 12
at 8:30 pm at the Filene Center
Ticket Price: $22-$55
Disney Fantasia Live in Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
Emil de Cou, conductor

Experience Disney magic on the big screen when the NSO casts an enchanting musical spell on sorcerer Mickey and other cherished animated characters from Fantasia (1940) and Fantasia 2000

All patrons, including children of any age, must have a ticket to performances.

Featured Performers

  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • Emil de Cou is the music director of the Pacific Northwest Ballet. This is his 10th season as the official conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap. “He’s one of the few conductors trying to open new doors into classical music, either with video…or other new technologies aimed at younger audiences.”—The Washington Post
  • Program Notes from Emil de Cou: Fantasia - The Journey

Repertoire

  • Excerpt from Symphony No. 5*...........Ludwig van Beethoven
    (1770–1827)
  • Excerpts from Symphony No. 6**...........Beethoven
    Allegro
    Allegro
    Allegretto
  • Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a**...........Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    (1840–93)
  • “Claire de Lune”**...........Claude Debussy
    (1862–1918)
  • Suite from The Firebird (1919)*...........Igor Stravinsky
    (1882–1971)

Intermission

  • Dance of the Hours**...........Amilcare Ponchielli
    (1834–1935)
  • The Sorcerer’s Apprentice...........Paul Dukas
    (1865–1935)
  • Pomp and Circumstance*...........Sir Edward Elgar
    (1857–1934)
    (arr. Schickele )
  • Excerpt from Pines of Rome*...........Ottorino Respighi
    (1879–1936)

*From Fantasia 2000
**From Fantasia 1940
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice appears in both the 1940 and 2000 versions of Fantasia.

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