Led by critically acclaimed conductors, the Colburn Orchestra (Yehuda Gilad, Music Director) returns to Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.
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The Colburn Orchestra is generously underwritten by Eva and Marc Stern.
Joey Tkach, Trumpet
The season kicks off with an emotional journey from a turbulent Brahms overture to Bartok’s lively Concerto for Orchestra. In between, a vibrant work for trumpet and orchestra highlights the instrument’s extensive range.
BRAHMS Tragic Overture DESENCLOS Incantation, Thrène et Danse for Trumpet BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra
Charlotte Marckx, Violin; Olivia Marckx, Cello
The centerpiece of this concert is a dazzling double concerto that perfectly marries the violin and cello’s lush tones. Rounding out the program is an energetic early work by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Shostakovich’s demure ninth symphony.
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Ballade in A Minor
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 9
BRAHMS Double Concerto for Violin and Cello
Samuel Glicklich, Piano
Two Romantic era giants are spotlighted on this evening of majestic melodies. First, the Conservatory Concerto Competition winner conquers the keys in Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto, followed by a performance of Schubert’s spirited “Great” symphony.
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”)
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9 (“The Great”)
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