Mid America Freedom Band announces concerts

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Of Alchemy and Science
Sunday, October 16, 2016
2:00 pm
National World War I Museum and Memorial

$10 in advance, $12 at-the-door,
or season tickets for $25

From the earthly bowels of Edvard Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mountain King to gentle droplets of “Singin’ in the Rain,” MAFB explores the power inherent to the classical elements through a diverse collection of pieces. Also included on the program is Australian composer Jodie Blackshaw’s Into the Sun that calls for homemade percussion instruments; a medley of John Williams tunes, Fantasy of Flight; Georges Bizet’s operatic classic Pearl Fishers; and Francis McBeth’s epic Sea-Treaders, as well as world premieres of works by Andrew Hamilton and Jason Gerraughty. 

General Admission tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Purchase season tickets to all 3 concerts for just $25. Click the buttons below for tickets.

Program
Bizet: Pearl Fishers
Hamilton: Breathe (world premiere)
Gerraughty: Burn it Down. Salt the Earth (world premiere)
Williams: Fantasy of Flight (includes the music of E.T., Harry Potter, and Star Wars)
Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Blackshaw: Into the Sun
Rain (includes “Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head,” “Come rain or come shine,” and “Singin’ in the rain”)
McBeth: Sea-Treaders


 

Fall 2016 Concert – Of Alchemy and Science
Sunday October 16, 2016 From the earthly bowels of Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” to the erupting peaks of Frank Ticheli’s “Vesuvius,” MAFB explores the power inherent to the classical elements through a diverse collection of pieces. Also included on the program is Australian composer Jodie Blackshaw’s “Into the Sun” that calls for homemade percussion instruments; a medley of John Williams tunes, “Fantasy of Flight;” Georges Bizet’s operatic classic “Pearl Fishers;” and Francis McBeth’s epic “Sea-Treaders,” as well as world premieres of works by Andrew Hamilton and Jason Gerraughty.
Season Tickets Season 14
Tickets to the three main concerts of MAFB’s 14th season. Buy as a package and save $5 off the face value.



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