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Festival of Folk

Conductor Nathan Aspinall
Host Guy Noble
Soloist Hyung Suk Bae, Cello

Kodály Dances of Galánta
Wagner Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
Popper Hungarian Rhapsody
Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air)
Wood Fantasy on British Sea Songs
Smetana Blaník from Ma vlast

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Folk and gypsy traditions have inspired classical composers for centuries.

By creating orchestral spin-offs of folk music, composers could pay homage to their homeland while also creating spectacular new sounds. There will be plenty of dances, sea songs, and rhapsodies from around the world in this concert that will move and transport you, and hopefully have you tapping your toes too.

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Nathan Aspinall

Nathan Aspinall is currently the Associate Conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Recent performances in this position have included Handel’s Messiah , Prokofiev’s complete ballet Cinderella and a tour of South Florida with pianist Bezhod...
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Guy Noble

Guy Noble has had a long association with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, having first worked with the Orchestra in 1994. He has been host of the Music on Sundays series since 2005 and conducted the orchestra...
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Associate Principal Cello

Hyung Suk Bae

Chair sponsored by Georgina and John Story; Benn Day; and Young Professionals Circle Patrons