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The Lost Chord: May 10 - The Virgin Spring

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No, not the Bergman film, in which Max von Sydow exacts terrible vengeance on those who… well, nevermind.  Suffice it to say, the show’s not about that.  Rather, it’s a program of vernal expressions from Sweden, including Gunnar de Frumerie’s “Pastoral Suite” and two works by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger:  Book III from “Flowers of Frösö” and the “Earina Suite.”  According to the composer, “Earina” conjures a world of “cult deeds and magic rites… belonging to some undefined natural religion.”  Nobody does spring quite like the Swedes.  Enjoy an hour of well-seasoned music, this Sunday at 10 pm.