Recorded: Thursday, August 4, 2016
“First Day of Spring”
Composed by Leroy Anderson
Performed by: Leroy Anderson and his Pops Concert Orchestra
“Merry Mount” Suite, Op. 31 - III. Love Duet
Composed by: Howard Hanson
Performed by” Howard Hanson conducing the Eastman-Rochester Orchestra
“What’ll I do? / Ain’t We Got Fun”
Composed by: Irving Berlin
Performed by” Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra
“Rosie the Riveter”
Composed by: Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb
As part of its “Real or Imagined? Adventures in Visual Cultural” lecture and performance series, Norman Rockwell Museum presented a performance of the “Rockwell Suite” by Albany Berkshire Ballet on Thursday, August 4, at 5:30 p.m.
Choreographed by Albany Berkshire Ballet Founder and Artistic Director Madeline Cantarella Culpo, the “Rockwell Suite” bring Norman Rockwell’s art to life through a special series of dances, which were originally premiered at the Museum’s grand opening back in 1993.