Matthew Savery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Music, Illustrated: Wyoming Symphony Teams With Artist For Season Finale http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/music-illustrated-wyoming-symphony-teams-artist-season-finale <p><strong><a href="http://www.wyomingsymphony.org/" target="_blank">The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra</a></strong> in Casper has teamed up with an illustrator for this weekend’s season finale concert. Igor Stravinsky’s 'Petrouchka' was originally written as a ballet about the story of a young puppet brought to life by a wizard. Wyoming Symphony music director and conductor Matthew Savery will tell the audience the story and have the orchestra demonstrate how the music replicates human movement. Fri, 09 May 2014 21:10:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 58065 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Music, Illustrated: Wyoming Symphony Teams With Artist For Season Finale Wyoming Symphony Orchestra produces season's first concert Saturday http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-symphony-orchestra-produces-seasons-first-concert-saturday <p>The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra in Casper kicks off the season with a concert on Saturday.</p><p>Music Director Matthew Savery says they’ll be playing Paul Hindeman’s Symphonic Metamorphosis and a piece by an American composer named James Beckel, called Toccata for Orchestra.</p><p>“Both pieces are similar in that they’re really like concertos for orchestra – they really show of the virtuosic capabilities of an orchestra,” Savery said.</p><p>Later in the season, the orchestra will be collaborating with the Eugene Ballet Company to perform the ballet Swan Lake.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 23:44:48 +0000 Willow Belden 30774 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Symphony Orchestra produces season's first concert Saturday