Philosophers from Plato to Nietzsche used these mythological figures to represent human nature at war with itself: torn between reason, discipline, formal beauty--and sensuality, earthly pleasure, desire. Find out which god you follow in this concert of music inspired by the god of enlightenment and the god of wine.
Arthur Bliss - Hymn to Apollo (1926/65) ( New York premiere )
Luigi Dallapiccola - Frammenti Sinfonici from ballet Marsia (1947)
Hans Werner Henze - Symphony no. 3 (1949-50)
Granville Bantock - Prelude to 'The Bacchanals' (1929/45)
Albert Roussel - Bacchus et Ariane, op. 43, Suites 1 & 2 (1930)