Sailors and Whales

W. Francis McBeth
W. Francis McBeth, Arkansas Composer Laureate

!! Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic !!

Thursday, April 30, 2020 – 7:30pm

Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock

The Little Rock Winds presents “Sailors and Whales”, W. Francis McBeth’s epic tone poem based on Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”. Balancing that is the finale from Respighi’s magnific “Pines of Rome.”


•  Emmanuel Chabrier:  Espana
•  Norman Dello Joio:  Satiric Dances
•  Robert Jager:  Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann
•  Francis McBeth:  Of Sailors and Whales
•  Ottorio Respighi:  The Pines of Romes: Pines of the Appian Way

AETN Documentary: Francis McBeth