Special Event: Classical Masters
Mozart & Grieg
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Christopher Confessore, Conductor
Jay Evans, Trombone
The last of the Classical Masters series highlights a lesser known masterpiece of Edvard Grieg – his five part suite of eighteenth century dance forms written in honor of Danish playwright Ludvig Holberg.
Bruch "Scottish Fantasy"
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Jose Luis Gomez, Conductor
Stefan Jackiw, Violin
Saint-Saens's Piano Concerto No. 2
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Courtney Lewis, Conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor Violin
It's an evening of musical pyrotechnics, with Benjamin Grosvenor tackling Saint-Saens's quicksilver Second Piano Concerto. It flows seamlessly between an introspective, Bach-inspired opening and the demanding, carnival-like finale.