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Program III: Stravinsky, Adams, Mendelssohn
Phone (510) 841-2800
Price $7-74
Age Suitability All Ages
Category Classical

Program III: Stravinsky, Adams, Mendelssohn

Thursday, Feb 6 8:00p to 10:00p

This program opens with Stravinsky’s delightful Pulcinella Suite followed by the yet-untitled world premiere of Samuel Carl Adams’ new work for violin and ensemble, introducing British violinist Anthony Marwood to the Bay Area. The evening ends with Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3. Though many regard the “Scottish” Symphony as Mendelssohn’s finest orchestral work, no one has been able explain that nickname satisfactorily, as there is little in the work to suggest anything distinctively Scottish.

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Felix Mendelssohn
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Known in his time as a great conductor, Mendelssohn helped promote the works of Bach, which were largely forgotten by this time. Such respect for the beauties of musical form carried over into Songs without Words, each an individual gem (often studied by composition students) and lovely to hear for their lyricism and surprising alternatives to the expected melodic and harmonic turns....
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Zellerbach Hall
2499 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 642-9988
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