Fading light? Falling leaves? Cold winds? Bring it! If you’ve a mind of winter and indoor pleasures, here are five concerts to look forward to this fall.
1. September’s RPO season opener
After Robert Ward left The Eastman School of Music in the 1930’s, he went on to study with Aaron Copland. Ward crafted a musical language that would earn him a 1962 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera The Crucible, based on Arthur Miller’s iconic play. (Ward’s son says he remembers finding his parents unexpectedly drinking champagne in the kitchen; that’s how he found out his father had won a Pulitzer.)