Arduous |ˈärjo͞oəs| involving or requiring strenuous effort.
The old English folk tale “Jack and the Beanstalk” gets reconstructed in this contemporary telling of the boy versus the giant. The classic themes of Berlioz and Persichetti lay the foundation while modern sounds of Eric Whitacre and Bjork Guðmundsdóttir illustrate a futuristic version of the “land high in the sky”.
Originally Commissioned By Spring H.S. — Gabriel Muriella/Terri Risinger, Directors. (* Includes Pre-Show)