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  • Date Friday, October 16, 2015
  • Time 6:30 pm
  • Venue Carpenter Theatre
  • Conductor Steven Smith
  • Series Casual Fridays

Composed during the First World War, this symphony draws its name from what Nielsen calls “the elemental will to live.” The composition concludes with an explosive battle between two timpani, exciting audiences with rolling beats and gauntlets thrown in perfect time to the music. Subscribe Now!

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