April 25-26, 2020 | Music Hall
Artist-in-residence Guy Braunstein pulls music from thin air as he conducts and performs as violin soloist.
WALKER: Lyric for Strings
OHAD BEN-ARI: Forgiveness and Hope [U.S. Premiere]
SCHOENBERG: Verklärte Nacht
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3, Scottish
Guy Braunstein, conductor, violin, artist-in-residence
Concert DurationAbout 2 hours with intermission
This concert is part of Series 3
- The CSO goes full strings with guest violinist Guy Braunstein, featuring Mendelssohn’s masterpiece inspired by Scottish ruins.
- Verklärte Nacht ("Transfigured Night") is sublime early music from Schoenberg at his most lush and romantic.
- 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.