The Concord Orchestra
The Concord Orchestra presents a concert performance of Bartók’s "Bluebeard’s Castle" on Friday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m at 51 Walden in Concord.
The opera is based on a haunting 17th century story, set in a gloomy medieval castle. Bluebeard’s new wife wants to learn more about her mysterious husband by exploring his forbidding castle. Ignoring his protests, she opens its seven locked doors, revealing dark secrets her husband wants to hide. Composed when Bartok was thirty years old, the music is influenced by Debussy, Strauss and Hungarian folk music . In addition to the Bartok, the orchestra will perform Haydn's Symphony No. 82, "The Bear."
David Kravitz and Sarah Pelletier will perform the roles of Bluebeard and his
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