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DuPage Symphony: Darkness & Light
Our season of reflection and celebration opens with Leonard Bernstein’s ebullient Overture to Candide, inspired by Voltaire’s 1769 satire of Leibniz’s theory of optimism, which touts reality as “the best of all possible worlds.” Frank Ticheli’s An American Elegy, originally written to commemorate the victims of the 1999 tragedy at Columbine High School, offers a solemn remembrance of the millions of victims of the coronavirus pandemic. William Grant Still’s Poem for Orchestra,View more
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