These concerts are canceled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Ticket info.
WALKER: Lyric for Strings
OHAD BEN-ARI: Forgiveness and Hope [World Premiere]
SCHOENBERG: Verklärte Nacht
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3, Scottish
Guy Braunstein, conductor, violin, artist-in-residence
Ticket PricesFrom $14
Concert DurationAbout 2 hours with intermission
This concert is part of Series 3
- The CSO goes full strings with artist-in-residence Guy Braunstein, featuring Mendelssohn’s masterpiece inspired by Scottish ruins.
- Braunstein is the youngest ever to be appointed Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic.
- Verklärte Nacht ("Transfigured Night") is sublime early music from Schoenberg at his most lush and romantic. Lush, lyrical and beautiful? Check.
- Pulitzer Prize winner George Walker was a composer and a pianist, and the first African American to attend the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. This piece is his tender dedication to his grandmother.
- Music For All: $10 first-timer tickets and Pay What You Wish discounts are available for the Friday performance.