Valley Performing Arts Center
Valley Performing Arts Center

John Santana
5pm - 12am

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Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2
London Symphony Orchestra


Tuesday, April 22

Medora

Tuesday, April 22

Medora

Wednesday, April 23

A Coffin in Egypt

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The Myth of Pan and Syrinx

April 19, 2014 by Christine Gengaro, Ph.D.

Last week, we talked about the myth of Orpheus and its presence in various musical pieces. This week, I thought we’d talk about another myth: Pan and Syrinx. In mythology, Pan is the god of nature, shepherds, and pastoral music. Pan (known as Faunus in Roman myth) is identifiable by his goat-like horns, legs, and hindquarters. He has the h...

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