KUAF Music and Culture

The Fort Smith Symphony has two concerts left in the 2016-2017 season.

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In this episode, we immerse ourselves in the element of water, tour the dreams of the creative mind, and hear the planets by piano.

Moving through the cosmos to the sounds of Gustav Holst's "The Planets," as played by Len Vorster and Robert Chamberlain on two pianos, we fall back to Earth to explore an imagination unfettered by wakefulness in Jennifer Higdon's composition "Scenes from the Poet's Dreams."

The words orchestra and overture conjure sounds and images of grandeur and bombast, but what if the accumulated skill of an orchestra could be used for just the opposite: intimacy and contemplation?

Experience a zoological fantasy come to life in a collaboration between the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra and NWA Ballet Theatre when they present Camille Saint-Saëns' "Carnival of the Animals" at the Arend Arts Center in Bentonville this Saturday, April 15, at the Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. 

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