VIRTUAL CONCERT | Bach to Bartok | RPO 19/20 Season Concert Rebroadcast + Live Chat
*The event has already taken place on this date: Mon, 06/08/2020
Bach to Bartok
June 8 | 8PM | Classical 91.5 or www.Classical915.org
Ward Stare, conductor
Tessa Lark, violin
- BACH/WEBERN Ricercar No. 2 from Musical Offering
- SCHOENBERG Five Pieces for Orchestra
- BERG Violin Concerto
- BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra
The program opens with Bach’s Ricercar No. 2 from Musical Offering. Then, violinist Tessa Lark makes her RPO debut as soloist in Berg’s Violin Concerto; dedicated to “the memory of an angel,” the piece may very well be a requiem for the composer himself. Bach, arguably one of the most important composers in western music is quoted in Berg’s concerto. Schoenberg’s Five Pieces for Orchestra mirror the expressionist movement of the times, particularly its preoccupation with the subconscious.
Join us Monday’s at 8pm EST for rebroadcasts of full RPO concerts from our 2019-20 season! Listen live on FM 91.5 or stream them on www.classical915.org.
LIVE COMMENTARY by your RPO Musicians – Head over to the brand new RPO/WXXI 91.5 Facebook group to get a peek “behind the curtain,” as Steve Laipher (horn) and Eric Behr (principal oboe) provide “Sometimes Serious, Always Educational” commentary in real time throughout the concert - and answer your questions live! A Facebook account is required. Join the Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/254234502410236/
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