FWCO Fall Concert
November 12, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchman Baptist Church



A La Breve

FWCO Music Director Kurt Sprenger opens the 2022-23 season with an evening of musical discoveries.

Rimsky-Korsakov’s symphonies, seldom heard in concert halls today, are the works of a young composer seeking out his own unique musical voice. His Symphony No. 3 is reminiscent of Tchaikovsky’s early symphonies, a wellspring of lyrical melody but also the composer’s farewell to the musical form.

Two thrilling works by the Bulgarian Pancho Vladigerov and Japan’s Yasushi Akutagawa will make a case for two composers whose music belongs in concert halls everywhere.



VLADIGEROV – Vardar Rhapsody

AKUTAGAWA – Music for Symphony Orchestra

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV – Symphony No. 3 in C


Kurt Sprenger, Music Director
Fort Worth Civic Orchestra

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