"Symphonic Dances" was commissioned by Stavanger Symphony Orchestra in 2014, and was first performed as their celebration of the Norwegian Constitution Anniversary on April 30., 2014. The work is based on folk music from a variety of ethnical communities in the Stavanger region; 12 different countries are represented in this piece, in 5 movements.
Christian Vasques is conducting. Also on the program; music by Bernstein, Dorman and Ravel.
Bernstein: West Side Story, Symfoniske danser
Dorman: Frozen in Time
Kverndokk: Symfoniske danser
Dirigent: Christian Vasquez
Solist: Martin Grubinger, slagverk
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra