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What does classical music have to do with sex? Hailed as "the hottest classical band in New York," Fireworks attempts to answer that question with Sex Music, a multi-media exploration of classical music's erotic side. PROGRAM Jacob Druckman: Valentine Derek Bermel: Coming Together David del Tredici: Sweet Gwendolyn and the Countess [PREMIERE] Maurice Ravel: Bolero (arr. Coughlin) Claude Debussy: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune (arr. Johnston)* Richard Strauss: Dance of the Seven Veils (arr. Coughlin)** Frank Zappa: G-Spot Tornado (arr. Coughlin) FIREWORKS ENSEMBLE Jennifer Choi: violin Brian Coughlin: bass Oren Fader: guitar Jennifer Grim: flute Michael Ibrahim: saxophone James Johnston: keyboards Eric Poland: percussion Leigh Stuart: cello with special guests David del Tredici: conductor Lauren Skuce: soprano Chris Trakas: baritone Petra van Noort: dancer *featuring excerpts from the film "Allegro non Troppo" by Bruno Bozzetto **featuring new choreography by Tiffany Mills

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Symphony Space, New York City