The West Hartford Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of maestro Richard Chiarappa, will perform Peter Boyer’s “Ellis Island: The Dream of America” on Sunday, March 30, 2014, 3 p.m. at Kingswood Oxford School’s Roberts Theater.
“Ellis Island: The Dream of America,” composed by Hartt graduate Peter Boyer, is a multi-media production featuring live actors and a slide show of images collected from the Ellis Island archives. The work was originally commissioned by the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts and premiered by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra in 2002, later broadcast on National Public Radio.
West Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Richard Chiarappa, Music Director