20 and 21 at the Sarasota Opera House: Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Concerto, Sir Peter Wright's Summertide
, and Sir Frederick Ashton's Marguerite and Armand--something of a coup there.
Roy called the account of nature found in these letters "my little sister's summertide
hymn" (Letters 73), a designation which may have been inspired by the author's reading of Teilhard de Chardin's mystical work entitled Hymn of the Universe (1961).
the North signals the turn of summertide
and the ripening of the crops.
Those Sarasota premiere performances offer Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Concerto, Sir Peter Wright's Summertide
, and, perhaps most eagerly awaited, Sir Frederick Ashton's Marguerite and Armand--making ours the first American company to bring this piece into its repertoire.