New England Philharmonic Presents: Poetic Dances

NEC: Jordan Hall | Directions

290 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
United States

Our February concert continues the theme of dance with Poetic Dances featuring our Call for Scores winner, Elijah Daniel Smith’s Wraith Weight in counterpoint with Serge Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and a new commission for the orchestra, Matthew Aucoin’s Two Dances.

  1. Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Thank You Notes for Richard Pittman (2022)

    NEP commission, world premiere 

  2. Kareem Roustom: Ramal (2014)

    Boston premiere

  3. Elijah Daniel Smith: Wraith Weight (2021)

    NEP 2022 Call for Scores winner
    New England premiere

  4. Matthew Aucoin: Two Dances (arr. 2022)

    Danielle Maddon & Keir GoGwilt, violins
    World premiere of orchestral arrangement

  5. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances (1940)