Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band to present mid-winter concert

Concert will revolve around the theme of art

Date Posted: February 3, 2010

MILWAUKEE The Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band will present its mid-winter concert titled "Art in Sound" on Sunday, February 28, at 3 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall. The entire repertoire for the concert will revolve around music inspired by a particular artist, work of art, artist's techniques, or colors that artists use. In addition, each piece will be introduced by a member of the WLC Art Department.

The concert will begin with Art in The Park by Robert Sheldon and includes the four movements: "Le Cycliste," "The Shadowed Stream," "Excavation," and "Transfiguration." The next piece will be John Gibson's Resting in the Peace of His Hands, followed by Scenes from "The Louvre" from Norman Dello Joio which will feature "The Portals," "Children’s Gallery," "The Kings of France," "The Nativity Paintings," and "Finale." Colours by Roger Cichy will include the movements "Amber," "Dark Jade," "Blue Sapphire," "Mauve," "Dark Ivy," and "Burgundy Red." Then Richard Meyer's colorful and highly original work Pablo! will depict the various stages of creativity in the life of the world-renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The concert will conclude with Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, featuring "The Hut on Chicken Legs (Baba-Yaga)" and "The Knight's Gate in the Old Capital, Kiev (The Great Gate of Kiev)."

The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college's Center for Arts and Performance, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. Tickets are $6 general, $5 seniors and $3 students and may be purchased through the box office at (414) 443-8802 or online at

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