The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Podcast

The Mystique of Nature - VSO Encore

Episode Summary

Today, April 22, marks Earth Day - the wold's largest environmental movement since 1970. In celebration, we look to the many famous composers who took inspiration from nature, mimicked its sound using various instruments and depicted its beauty throughout their compositions. "The Mystique of Nature" explores these methods in Debussy's Nocturnes. Listeners will travel from the skies to the earth and down to the seas. Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Nocturnes Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Salvador Brotons, conducting. November 6, 2016 Skyview Concert Hall Featuring the Oregon Repertory Singers