Beloved Fairy Tales Featured in FBSO Concert

Published: February 13, 2014 By Nancy V. Mills, APR 281.491.2369

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra will present a magical musical representation of some of the most beloved fairy tales when it takes the stage for Once Upon a Time on Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. at B.F. Terry High School’s Graeber Auditorium in Rosenberg. The concert is under the direction of associate conductor Dominique Røyem.

 Concertgoers will fall into a fairy tale state of mind when they hear Sleeping Beauty Waltz by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Billy the Kid by Aaron Copland, Paul Bunyan Suite by William Bergsma and selections from Frederick Loewe’s Camelot.

 FBSO will also perform Once Upon a Time: 5 Fairy Tales for Orchestra, by Bernard Rogers, which delightfully illustrates some of the classic Andrew Land and Grimm Brothers fairy tales. Among the featured selections are The Tinder-Box Soldier, The Song of Rapunzel, The Story of a Darning Needle, Dance of the Twelve Princesses and The Ride of Koschei the Deathless, which features a character from Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird.    

Fort Bend Symphony musicians Amanda Thompson Reilly, English horn; Gloribelle Kelly, violinist reading fairy tale book; and David Flores, trombone; are ready for Once Upon a Time, a musical representation of some of the most beloved fairy tales, on Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. at B.F. Terry High School in Rosenberg.

Fort Bend Symphony musicians Amanda Thompson Reilly, English horn; Gloribelle Kelly, violinist reading fairy tale book; and David Flores, trombone; are ready for Once Upon a Time, a musical representation of some of the most beloved fairy tales.

General admission tickets to this concert are $10 each and are available at fbso.org, by calling 281.276.9642 or at the door. As always, children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult and need a ticket.

 B.F. Terry High School is located at 5500 Avenue N in Rosenberg.