Toast of the Town - Overture (2016 - 2020)

for Orchestra

Composed September 2016 - July 2020

7 Minutes

Scoring: Piccolo, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 3 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, 2 Percussion, Harp and Strings

(virtual) Premiere:

Nevada All State Orchestra - Bruce Walker conducting - April 2021

Live Premiere:

National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic - James Ross conducting - June 20, 2021

Subsequent performances:

Utah Symphony Orchestra; Conner Gray Covington conducting  - June 22/24, 2021/July 17, 2021

National Youth Orchestra of the United States; James Ross conducting - July 8, 2021

Harmonia Orchestra; Will White conducting - October 9, 2021

 

'Toast of the Town' is a festive and fun overture to an operetta that doesn't exist. It is designed in the style of light operetta, comparable to Gilbert and Sullivan or Offenbach overtures.

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