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Landmarks Virtuosos

08/22/2012

The Landmarks Orchestra’s newest annual tradition features its own musicians as soloists. Thrilling music for four horns and orchestra, a multiple instrument concerto by Haydn, and Mendelssohn’s exuberant ‘Italian’ symphony.

 

7PM


Christopher Wilkins, Conductor

 

Program

 

Concertstück for Four Horns and Orchestra (Robert Schumann)

Kevin Owen, horn

Richard Menaul, horn

Whitacre Hill, horn

Lee Wadenpfuhl, horn

Sinfonia concertante (Franz Joseph Haydn)

Christine Vitale, violin

Andrew Price, oboe

Jolene Kessler, cello

Donald Bravo, bassoon

Symphony No. 4 "Italian" (Felix Mendelssohn)

 

The Landmarks Orchestra’s newest annual tradition features its own musicians as soloists. They are among the leading professional musicians in the city. Schumann’s Conzerstück is a one-of-a-kind virtuosic thrill-ride for four solo horns and orchestra. Haydn’s Sinfonia concertante combines virtuosity, lyricism and elegance of expression. Mendelssohn’s exuberant ‘Italian’ symphony is a musical memento of his tour to Italy and an orchestral tour-de-force. Read more...

 

Where: DCR's Hatch Shell on the Esplanade

For directions to the Hatch Shell click here.

 

Rain location: Emmanuel Church

 15 Newbury Street

 Boston, MA 02116

For directions to Emmanuel Church click here.

 

For weather alerts: Call 617-987-2000 or Text Landmarks to 27138

 

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