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.

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)

Program Detail

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Brief remarks by TŌN horn player Ser Konvalin

Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 156
7 min
>Read the concert notes, written by Steve V. Sinclair

Frank Martin Petite symphonie concertante
Renée Anne Louprette harpischord
Frank Corliss piano
Taylor Ann Fleshman TŌN ’22 harp
23 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN harpist Taylor Ann Fleshman

Brief remarks by TŌN percussionist Charles Gillette

Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
7 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violinist Sabrina Parry

Rodion Shchedrin Carmen Suite (after Bizet’s opera)
45 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN percussionist Luis Herrera Albertazzi

All timings are approximate.

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)