Saint-Saens - Baccanale from Samson and Delilah
Clarice Assad - Terras Brasilis
Grieg - Symphonic Dnaces
Scheherazade: a woman tells tales of Sinbad, Aladdin, and more to spare her life.
The Love for Three Oranges: a kingdom, a witch, a magician — and three oranges.
Songs and Dances of Death: death is personified, comforting his victims.
The GVO brings to life Rimsky-Korsakov’s rich musical tapestry, Prokofiev’s evocative ballet music, and Mussorgsky’s celebrated song cycle with rising international opera star Christian Zaremba.
Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
Brahms - Hungarian Dances no. 1, 3, and 10
Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute
Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite
Sibelius Symphony No. 5
“God, what beauty!” wrote Sibelius in his diary about the sight that inspired his Fifth Symphony’s “swan theme”. More Romantic than Modern, Sibelius followed in the footsteps of Stravinsky, who also looked back to an earlier time — to the Classical period. Mozart, one of the icons of that era, opens the program.