The Frederick Symphony Orchestra will perform Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker on Dec. 9, 2017 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Jack B. Kussmaul Theater at Frederick Community College.
The second Masterworks concert's feature composition, Duke Ellington’s The Nutcracker, draws inspiration from Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s two-act ballet of the same name, flawlessly fusing tradition and modernity.
Our holiday concerts will also include the following:
- Christmas Festival and Sleigh Ride by award-winning American composer Leroy Anderson
- Ancient Airs and Dances Set I by Italian composer Ottorino Respighi with guest conductor Andrew Rosenfeld
- Holiday Pops Sing Along by American composer Bob Cerulli with guest conductor Rosenfeld
- Suite Antique by British composer John Rutter with a solo by principal flutist Paulela Burchill
- Prayer from Jewish Life No. 1 by American-Swiss composer Ernest Bloch with a solo by principal cellist Tom Mitchell
Holiday concert tickets are available at www.mdtix.com/frederick-symphony.html or by clicking below:
All tickets can be purchased in advance or on the day of the event based on seating arrangements. For more information about our classical music concerts, click here.