The Enigma Variations
WhereUAB’s Alys Stephens Center — Jemison Concert HallMap & Directions
- Carlos IzcarayConductor
- Anthony McGill Clarinet
Program to Include
Carl Nielsen: Helios Overture
Richard Danielpour: Clarinet Concerto From the Mountaintop
Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
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 Nielsen's Helios Overture and Elgar's Enigma Variations on our Spotify playlist below.