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Russian Romance

Battle Creek Symphony
Original airdate April 3, 2021, 7:30 pm
Sean Washington, narrator
Grand Rapids Ballet
Virtual concert

Romance and Russian folk tales meet sweet melodies in the symphonic works of Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet, and Peter & the Wolf. Battle Creek personality, Sean Washington brings the story to life as he recounts Peter’s bravery for kids young and old. From star-crossed lovers to the big grey wolf, join the Battle Creek Symphony for these childhood favorites!

Peter and the Wolf will be performed as a special collaboration with the Grand Rapids Ballet.

Videography and recording by Ingalls Pictures, Martin Klemm, and Kenneth Gilstrap

Gerald Finzi  Romance
Serge Prokofiev  Peter and the Wolf
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy


Russian Romance will be broadcast on PBS in June and July

This performance will be presented free of charge on the Battle Creek Symphony's Virtual Stage.


Grand Rapids Ballerina

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