Composer and Institute Artist-in-Residence Derek Bermel and Princeton Symphony Orchestra conductor Rossen Milanov offer unique insights into Bermel’s orchestral suite Thracian Echoes as a prelude to its New Jersey premiere performance at the Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s March 20 Classical Series concert. Behind the Music presents an exciting opportunity to learn more about Bermel as a creator of new music, about the inspirations for Thracian Echoes and its themes and structure, and about Bermel's experiences with the folk music of Bulgaria.
Derek Bermel and Rossen Milanov
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Symphony Orchestra
March 18, 2011