Maestro Performs “Farewell and Welcome Back” with GSO: March 2018

pc2 Program Details

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

The Gunter Theatre

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor


Haydn: Symphony No. 45, F-sharp minor (Abschieds-Symphonie; Farewell Symphony)
Corigliano: Promenade Overture
Elgar: The Wand of Youth: Music to a Child’s Play, op. 1A and 1B

Just like the title says, this unique chamber orchestra concert employs two dramatic, theatrical elements: in Haydn’s “Farewell Symphony,” the audience bids “adieu” to each musician as they depart the stage, one-by-one, until all but two are left.  Rest assured, the musicians return, albeit gradually, with Corigliano’s Promenade Overture, and finish the concert with Elgar’s jubilant Wand of Youth.