Concert Event today!
• SAMUEL BARBER: Adagio for Strings
• BELA BARTÓK: Violin Concerto No. 1
• ANTON BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9
Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium), New York City.
TODAY, May 2nd at 8:00 PM
In this concert we have a different set of “Three B’s”, with composers who lived and worked much later than Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.
And conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s concert with his outstanding ensemble features two serious works as bookends: Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony.
In between these two selections you’ll hear the first and lesser – known of Bartók’s violin concertos— the Violin Concerto #1, Opus Posthumous.
The soloist is Lisa Batiashvili.
For more details, click HERE
Here is a video of the Bartok Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. posth.:
And here is another interpretation of the same work: A very nice performance by Hannah Linz, violin, with the Indiana University Philharmonic. Concert on March 6, 2013:
Finally, here is Leonard Slatkin conducting the sad and beautiful Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber, in memory of the late James DePriest—great American conductor and longtime friend of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra:
Tags: Barber, Bruckner, Bartok, Philadelphia Orchestra, Event, May 2nd 2014, Lisa Batiashvili, Yannick Nézet-Séguin