A celebration of the 2012 International Viola Congress, being held in Rochester at the Eastman School of Music, with works by Sofia Gubaidulina and Olly Wilson.
Arts and Culture
Arild Remmereit leads Beethoven’s graceful Second Symphony. These concerts also feature the Piano Concerto of the 17-year-old Clara Wieck, composed shortly after she fell in love with Robert Schumann.
André Laplante plays the blistering Third Piano Concerto of Prokofiev.
Two separate programs, featuring the RPO’s string, wind, and percussion sections.
Arild Remmereit, conductor
RPO Conductor Laureate Christopher Seaman returns to conduct the regal First Symphony of Sir Edward Elgar and celebrate his 70th birthday.
The strength and nobility of Brahms’ Fourth and final Symphony place it among his most profound achievements.
This concert includes Richard Strauss’ romantic Der Rosenkavalier, alongside the delicate Rose Absolute by Japanese-born Karen Tanaka.
Arild Remmereit conducts Viennese favorites of Lehár, Strauss, and Imre Kálmán, plus the Fourth Symphony of Gustav Mahler.
Bolero is one of the most popular works in the entire repertoire. Arild Remmereit also conducts Roberto Sierra’s sizzling Symphony No. 4, and the Latin American Dances of Gabriela Lena Frank.
Günther Herbig conducts one of the most beloved symphonies in the entire repertoire: Dvořák’s love letter to America, the "New World" Symphony.