2019-2020 Season

Update: March 14, 2020 and April 25, 2020 Concerts Cancelled please read full post here.

 

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Past Performances

 

October 12, 2019

Russian Masters

TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto, No. 2
Alexi Kenney, violin
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5
Program Notes

Violinist Alexi Kenney has been named “a talent to watch” by the New York Times and he recently served as Guest Concertmaster for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He opens the WSO’s 51st season with Prokofiev’s extraordinary Violin Concerto No. 2.  The program also features Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin: Polonaise, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 conducted by Daniel Meyer.

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February 15, 2020

Parisian Valentine

STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No 2.
  Maxim Lando, piano
MOZART Symphony No. 40

Artistic Director Daniel Meyer welcomes back piano virtuoso Maxim Lando to perform French composer Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No 2. The work was written in Paris in the span of just three short weeks and remains one of his most popular concertos. The concert also includes Stravinsky’s charming Pulcinella Suite, premiered by Ballets Russes at the Paris Opera in 1920. The evening concludes with Mozart’s dramatic Symphony No. 40, one of his last three symphonies and famously featured in the opening credits of the movie Amadeus (1984). 


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March 14, 2020

Cancelled - Irish Rhapsody

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April 25, 2020

CANCELLED- Italian Opera Fest

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