Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents the concert "Music & Peace."
Native American flutist Keith Bear joins the BSO for The Fable of Old Turtle, an original work by Linda Tutas Haugan and based on the children's book, Old Turtle, by Douglas Wood. Haugan will join Bear on stage as narrator. Dr. Beverly Everett conducts.
Also on the program, The Planets ("Jupiter" & "Venus") by Gustav Holst, and Russ Peterson's composition, Between Two Cultures, a musical response to an artwork by White Earth Band member Wallowing Bull. Images of Bull's work will be shown during the performance.
Keith Bear (O'Mashi! Ryu Ta "Northern Lights") is a world-renowned Mandan-Hidatsa storyteller and musician from the Three Affiliated Tribes in Fort Berthold, ND. He has appeared as a solo presenter, performer, and storyteller at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the Kennedy Center, Lewis & Clark Bicentennial signature events throughout the US, the International Storytellers Festival in Wales, UK, for the North Dakota Arts Council, and in cultural programs throughout Europe. He has soloed with the National Symphony and the St Paul Chamber Orchestra in performances of the Old Turtle Symphony.
Composer Linda Tutas Haugen has received numerous awards, fellowships, and prominent commissions. Her works have been performed by such groups as the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Carolina Symphony, and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.
Bemidji High School Auditorium (View)
2900 Division Street West
Bemidji, MN 56601
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