Masterworks III

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra

A Voyage of Discovery: Space and Fast Machines

Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Milhaud: Concerto for Percussion & Small Orchestra 
Jeremy Brunk, percussion soloist
Hovhaness: Meditations on Orpheus 
Holst: The Planets

This concert brings together music that looks to the future and beyond our imagination into the Universe. In Milhaud’s Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra, Jeremy Brunk plays a multitude of percussion instruments depicting sounds of military and rainforest, creating vivid and mysterious moods. Hovhaness’ evocative Meditations on Orpheus takes us to the underworld, while Holst’s masterwork takes us on a journey through space.


  • February 4, 2017, 7:30 p.m.


  • Kirkland Fine Arts Center

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