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Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra -Michael Gandolfi's Ballet Ruse
Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Benjamin Zander, conductor Recorded live in concert on February 12, 2017 in Sanders Theatre, Harvard University World premiere (BPYO Commission) Dave Jamrog, Video
In 2017, the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra commissioned and performed the world premiere of Ballet Ruse, by local composer Michael Gandolfi. The composer explains: "The title is an obvious play on words after the Ballets Russes, the great early 20th century ballet company, conceived by Sergei Diaghilev, by which many great scores of Stravinsky, Debussy, Ravel, Prokofiev, et al, were produced...Although there are no quotes from that literature in Ballet Ruse, there are a few sections inView more
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