MSO - BAROQUE... WITH A TWIST


Saturday, March 10, 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

David Lockington, conductor
Amanda Heim, saxophone
Ilana Blumberg-Thomas, violin

Program

Dorman · Concerto Grosso (14')
Bach · Air on the G String – with saxophone (5:30')
Bach · E Major Violin Concerto (14')

-INTERMISSION-

Vivaldi · Concerto for Oboe in A minor RV 461 – with Saxophone (11')
Handel · Royal Fireworks Music  (19')

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.