Carmen & Vivaldi

MARCH 20, 2021
Saturday at 8 PM

TŌN resident conductor Zachary Schwartzman leads an arrangement of orchestral music from Bizet‘s classic opera Carmen by Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin, and a concerto for strings by Vivaldi. Also on the program are a work by Frank Martin and a memoriam for composer Benjamin Britten by Arvo Pärt.

TŌNteaches: Conductor Zachary Schwartzman will dive into the program and share the stories behind the music in a special Zoom seminar on Thu, Mar 11 at 7 PM. RSVP to join the discussion at bit.ly/TT031121.

Program

Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 156

Frank Martin Petite symphonie concertante

Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

Rodion Shchedrin Carmen Suite (after Bizet’s opera)

TICKETS

FREE
$15–35 suggested donation
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Program Detail

The concert will last approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 156
6 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Frank Martin Petite symphonie concertante
Renée Anne Louprette harpischord
Frank Corliss piano
Taylor Ann Fleshman TŌN ’22 harp
21 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
6 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Rodion Shchedrin Carmen Suite (after Bizet’s opera)
42 min

All timings are approximate. Program and artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 156

Frank Martin Petite symphonie concertante

Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

Rodion Shchedrin Carmen Suite (after Bizet’s opera)