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MSO - BAROQUE... WITH A TWIST


Friday, March 9, 2018 8:00PM
Mary Stuart Rogers Theater

MSO - BAROQUE... WITH A TWIST





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MSO - BAROQUE... WITH A TWIST


BACH, VIVALDI & HANDEL
Baroque with a Twist

March 9 & 10, 2018 – 8:00pm
Gallo Center for the Arts
David Lockington, conductor
Amanda Heim, saxophone
Ilana Blumberg-Thomas, violin

Dorman · Concerto Grosso
Bach · Air on the G String (performed on saxophone)
Vivaldi ·  Concerto for Oboe in A minor (performed on saxophone)
Bach · E Major Violin Concerto
Handel · Royal Fireworks Music

Looking for something new in a Classics Series concert? Continuing our series of Baroque explorations, this program takes some well-known pieces and adds a bit of flare to create something fresh and exciting. Dynamic young soloist Amanda Heim, will take Bach's Air on the G String to new heights by substituting the violin with saxophone. MSO Associate Concertmaster, Ilana Blumberg-Thomas will also take center stage to perform a Bach concerto, while the evening concludes with an explosive rendition of Handel's Royal Fireworks Music.