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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM
In the MIM Music Theater
4750 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix AZ 85050

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Music Moves to the Rhythm of the Dance Around the World

The MusicaNova Orchestra goes around the world, from Europe, with Ludwig von Beethoven’s energetic and engaging rhythms, to America and Morton Gould’s unique work featuring a tap dancer as orchestra soloist, to Australia with Peggy Glanville-Hicks’s exotic synthesis of dances from the Pacific Rim.

Beethoven Statue

Ludwig von Beethoven

Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
“The Apotheosis of the Dance”
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Morton Gould Autographed Photo

Morton Gould

Tap Dance Concerto
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Peggy Glanville-Hicks Headshot

Peggy Glanville-Hicks

Sinfonia da Pacifica
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Jenefer Miller Headshot

Jenefer Miller
Tap Dance Soloist
Meet the Artist

Aiyana Braun

Aiyana Braun
MusicaNova Composition Fellow

Practical Water (2019) Arizona Premiere

Aiyana Braun (b. 1997) is a composer, conductor, and pianist whose work confronts pressing political and social matters while often drawing upon elements of nature. She believes that in times of adversity, it is important to emulate aspects of the environment around us to ground ourselves as well as be reminded of the inherent beauty of our surroundings which may otherwise go unseen, unheard, and unappreciated.

Meet the Artist

Government Grant Makers "Arizona Commission on the Arts" "City of Tempe" "Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture"

MusicaNova Orchestra Concerts are supported by grants from the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and Tempe Arts Grants.