The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Beverly Everett, will close its 2011-12 concert series with an exciting program entitled “American History,” on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Bemidji High School Auditorium.
Clay Jenkinson returns to Bemidji to narrate the Minnesota premier of Chris Brubeck’s new composition Roosevelt in Cowboy Land, a symphonic work that tells the story of Theodore Roosevelt’s time in the badlands of North Dakota. The program also features music representative of the Roosevelt White House, including Joplin’s Maple Leaf Rag, Saint-Saëns’ The Swan, David Popper’s Vito, and Virgil Thompson’s The Plow that Broke the Plains.
Tickets are available at the door or in advance at Lueken’s North, Brigid’s Cross, and online at brownpapertickets.com. Prices are $20 adults; $15 senior citizens 62+; $10 college students with ID. Students grades K–12 are admitted free. Doors open for seating at 2:30 PM. More information is at www.bemidjisymphony.org.