the awe-inspiring moments after a thunderstorm, this
concert overture is an exciting and dramatic work
that portrays streaks of sunlight jetting toward the
horizon. A lyrical opening sets the tone as the clouds
begin to break, and then the music takes off in a
frenzy of excitement as the sunlight breaks through.
Incredible harmonies intertwine with dynamic fanfares
and woodwind flourishes as the work continues to develop.
A lyrical section provides a brief respite to the
active rhythmic pulse before the music takes off again,
building to one last heroic statement of the main