On Sunday, April 13, 2014, the Hastings Symphony Orchestra performed a world premiere: the world's first concerto for nyckelharpa and orchestra, the "Hans Christian Andersen Suite", composed by Dr. Christopher Stanichar. Deborah Greenblatt is featured on Nyckelharpa.
The concerto is in three movements, each one reflecting a story by H.C. Anderson: "The Brave Tin Soldier", "The Ugly Duckling", and "The Emperor's New Clothes".
Copyright MMXIV by Christopher Stanichar. Used with permission.