The Enigma Variations


The Enigma Variations - Poster



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Program to Include

Carl Nielsen: Helios Overture

Richard Danielpour: Clarinet Concerto From the Mountaintop

Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations

Event Details

Enriched with spirited humor while still provoking a sense of deep seriousness, The Enigma Variations feature musical sketches of Elgar’s close friends. In addition, the ASO is excited to welcome clarinetist Anthony McGill back to the Magic City. Anthony is the first African American Principal musician in the New York Philharmonic and will be our guest soloist for Richard Danielpour’s From the Mountaintop.

Gain insight into the music by joining us for Concert Comments each night at 6:15pm in the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall.

Preview Richard Danielpour's From the Mountaintop with Anthony McGill on YouTube.

Preview Nielsen's Helios Overture and Elgar's Enigma Variations on our Spotify playlist below.

Discounts are available for students, teachers, patrons 40 and under, veterans/active military, and more.

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