Fairy Tales & Legends!

Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center
  • Arrive early to enjoy a pre-concert performance by the Bremerton Youth Jazz Ensemble, directed by Derick Polk.
  • This is a concert that children will love so we are offering a special youth ticket price of $5 for ages 18 and under.

The Program

A Ceremony of Carols

“The Toccata in D minor, Op. 11 is a piece for solo piano, written by Sergei Prokofiev in 1912 and debuted by the composer on December 10, 1916 in Petrograd. It is a further development of the toccata form, which has been used by composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach and Robert Schumann. “

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Scheherazade, also commonly Sheherazade, Op. 35, is a symphonic suite composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1888 and based on One Thousand and One Nights (also known as The Arabian Nights).
This orchestral work combines two features typical of Russian music and of Rimsky-Korsakov in particular: dazzling, colorful orchestration and an interest in the East…” 

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“Cinderella (Russian: ЗолушкаZolushka; French: Cendrillon) Op. 87, is a ballet composed by Sergei Prokofiev to a scenario by Nikolai Volkov. It is one of his most popular and melodious compositions, and has inspired a great many choreographers since its inception…Cinderella is notable for its jubilant music, lush scenery, and for the comic double-roles of the step-sisters (which can be performed in travesti), more mad than bad in this treatment.”

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Romeo and Juliet

Peter and the Wolf (Russian: Пе́тя и волкtr. “Pétya i volk”IPA: [ˈpʲetʲə i volk]) Op. 67, a ‘symphonic fairy tale for children’, is a musical composition written by Sergei Prokofiev in 1936. The narrator tells a children’s story, while the orchestra illustrates it.”

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