Supersonic Sounds
mar 2
Minnesota Orchestra
Delta David Gier
, conductor
Sedra Bistodeau
, violin
Supersonic Sounds — Friends & Family Concert
Richard Strauss
Richard Wagner
Jean Sibelius
Richard Strauss
Ottorino Respighi
Selections from
Also sprach Zarathustra
ca. 7’
The Ride of the Valkyries
, from
Die Walküre
ca. 5’
Allegro, ma non tanto
, from Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
ca. 7’
Sedra Bistodeau, violin
Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
ca. 15’
The Pines of the Appian Way
, from
The Pines of Rome
ca. 5’
Sunday, March 2, 2014, 2 pm Orchestra Hall
Delta David Gier
Conductor Delta David
Gier, now making his
Minnesota Orchestra
debut, is recognized for his
interpretations of standard
and contemporary works
and for his initiatives to
engage new audiences.
Among the orchestras he has led are the New York
Philharmonic—with which he conducted two full
seasons of Young People’s Concerts—as well as
the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra,
Cleveland Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic,
Singapore Symphony and National Symphony
Orchestra of Costa Rica. Since 2004 he has been
music director of the South Dakota Symphony
Orchestra, which under his leadership has explored
works by modern composers, won five consecutive
ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming
and initiated new community engagement projects.
Sedra Bistodeau
Violinist Sedra Bistodeau
earned the opportunity
to perform with the
Minnesota Orchestra
after taking first prize at
the 2012 YPSCA School
Music Auditions, one of
many competitions she has
won. She is recognized as one of the country’s top
young fiddlers and has performed as soloist with
ensembles including the Saint Cloud Symphony,
Bloomington Orchestra and Minnesota Sinfonia.
A frequent visitor to
A Prairie Home Companion
she appears in a forthcoming TV documentary and
has recorded with Peter Ostroushko. Her teachers
have included Sally O’Reilly, Margaret Haviland
and Mary West. She began violin studies at age
3 and has made three CDs with the Bistodeau
Family Band.
thank you
Friends & Family Concerts are sponsored by
Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra
Minnesota Orchestra education concerts are made possible in part through the
Sit Investment Associates Chair for Education
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