Presented by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Performance Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 7 PM

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

The Courage to Create

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Schubert faced constant rejection, yet his attempt to break into the world of theatre music with Rosamunde contains moments of sheer bliss. Prokofiev endured political and artistic exile, yet his second violin concerto is bursting with elegance. Still, each persisted in creating music of uncompromising beauty and honesty. Orpheus celebrates its first performance of Schubert’s brooding “Unfinished” Symphony and its first collaboration with the Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili.

Performers

  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Lisa Batiashvili, Violin

Program

  • SCHUBERT Entr'acte (Act III) from Rosamunde
  • PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2
  • PROKOFIEV Schubert Waltzes (arr. Paul Chihara)
  • SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished"

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