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Wesleyan Concert Band to Present Peter and the Wolf

Posted
Feb 21, 2018

The West Virginia Wesleyan Concert Band will perform a family concert featuring Peter and the Wolf on Wednesday, February 28 at 7 p.m. in the Culpepper Auditorium of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is free and open to the public.

Peter and the Wolf, a symphonic fairytale, is a musical composition written by Sergei Prokofiev in 1936. A narrator tells the children’s story while the musical ensemble illustrates it, with each character of the tale represented by a corresponding instrument. Prokofiev’s most frequently performed work, Peter and the Wolf has been recorded many times.

“This is a perfect time to bring the entire family out for a great evening of music,” stated conductor Logan Lindsey. “We hope we can have the whole community join us for a fun concert.”

The concert band will also perform works including music from Star Wars, Captain America, Moana, and more during the performance.

For additional cultural events at Wesleyan, please visit www.wvwc.edu.