Colburn Orchestra

Colburn Orchestra

February 3, 2018
7:30 pm

Ambassador Auditorium

Tickets: $13–$27


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French Masterworks

Thierry Fischer, Guest Conductor
Hao Zhou, Violin

Pre-concert lecture at 6:45 pm by Music Theory Chair, Dr. Jordan Nelson. Maestro Thierry Fischer will be the guest. Free to all ticket holders; seating is limited.

Program Information
SAINT-SAËNS Danse Macabre
DUTILLEUX L’arbre des songes
BERLIOZ “Queen Mab” Scherzo from Romeo and Juliet
MENDELSSOHN Selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Thierry Fischer returns to Ambassador with a wide-ranging program of Romantic Era favorites, including Saint-Saëns’s iconic Danse Macabre and Mendelssohn’s whimsicle Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Violinist Hao Zhou performs Dutilleux’s L’arbre des songes, the composer’s 1985 meditation on growth and form.

Colburn Orchestra is generously supported by Villa Gardens. This series is sponsored in part by Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.