Eastern CT Symphony to Perform 'Peter and the Wolf' at Connecticut College May 5

Peter and the Wolf - Sunday, May, 5, 2019  @ 2pm
Resurrección Espinosa-Frink, Narrator
Eastern Connecticut Ballet, Artistic Director, Gloria Govrin
Special pricing: $10/adults, $5/children 18 & under
Location: Palmer Auditorium, Connecticut College, New London, CT

Join the ECSO for the continuation of its popular family concert offering as we explore the excitement of orchestral music! The concert opens with a thrilling overture titled Los esclavos felices by Juan Arriaga. Next, South of the Border Mexican Medley by John Philips helps celebrate Cinco de Mayo with an arrangement of familiar melodies. The concert will come to a satisfying conclusion with one of the most well-loved pieces in the orchestral repertoire by listeners of all ages, Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. This piece will feature a narrator and dancers from the Eastern Connecticut Ballet to tell its whimsical story, which uses distinctive musical themes to highlight instruments of the orchestra in a fascinating way. Arrive at the venue at 1pm for pre-concert activities in the lobby, including a photobooth, musical petting zoo hosted by Stewart’s Music and ECSO musicians, and many other activities. This concert is generously sponsored by the Chelsea Groton Foundation.
Thanks to a new grant program from the State of Connecticut, titled “ARTE-accesible”, the ECSO has received funding to make its concerts more accessible to the local community with Spanish translations. This concert will feature live translation from Resurrección Espinosa-Frink, a native Spanish speaker, and will have supertitles displayed above the stage showing the translation for the text of Peter and the Wolf. Marketing materials were also translated and mailed to the Spanish-speaking community, and children’s program books will be available at the event in Spanish.
This event is general admission, and tickets are only $10 for adults and $5 for children. You can purchase tickets online at: onstage.conncoll.edu or through the Connecticut College box office by calling 860-439-2787 between 12pm and 4pm weekdays.
About Resurrección Espinosa-Frink
Resurrección is a graduate of the University of Granada, Spain, where she studied Philosophy and Letters. She completed public school certification studies at the University of New Haven.

She has published two books of theater—El gaucho vegetariano and Other Plays for Students of Spanish, plays for college students in Spanish, University Press of America, and Don Quijote in America, 10 plays in Spanish and in English versions, for young actors, Teacher Ideas Press; a book of poems in English, Waking Dream, and a selection of poems in Spanish, published in a book of the 7 winners of the 2014 poetry contest New Voices, Editorial Torremozas, Madrid, Spain.
She has done extensive work as a theater director and script writer in the community and academic settings: as director of Teatro Latino Estudiantil at the University of Rhode Island, as a Master Teaching Artist in Theater with the HOT Schools program of the Office of the Arts, and as director of Teatro Latino de New London. She also collaborated with her late husband, composer Charles Frink, in many joint theater projects.
Resurrección is committed to the study, preservation and recording of her husband’s musical heritage. She is helping locate scores and other writings for the archive at the Yale Music Library.
She lives in New London, participates in the Local Authors Conference, and is a frequent contributor to the Perspective/ Opinion page of The Day Newspaper.

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Visit www.ectsymphony.com for more information and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ectsymphony. The ECSO offers a range of affordable seating options from $62 to as low as $12 for attendance to one concert. The ECSO will continue to offer those under 30 years of age and active or retired military members $12 tickets in premium sections. Patrons can also take advantage of the Pick 4 subscription, which enables people to schedule our concerts around their busy lives.

Founded in 1946, the mission of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra is to inspire, educate, and connect our communities through live orchestral music.