Concertos for Strings

OCTOBER 17, 2020
Saturday at 5:30 PM

Streaming online live from the Fisher Center at Bard, this concert features 20th-Century concertos and other works for string orchestra by Polish composers Grażyna Bacewicz and Witold Lutosławski, Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů, and Brazilian composer M. Camargo Guarnieri.

Program

Witold Lutosławski Overture for Strings

Bohuslav Martinů Double Concerto for Two String Orchestras, Piano, and Timpani

Grażyna Bacewicz Concerto for String Orchestra

M. Camargo Guarnieri Concerto for String Orchestra and Percussion

Program Detail

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Brief remarks by TŌN violist Larissa Mapua

Witold Lutosławski Overture for Strings
5 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN cellist Cameron Collins

Brief remarks by TŌN violist Lucas Goodman

Bohuslav Martinů Double Concerto for Two String Orchestras, Piano, and Timpani
22 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violinist Esther Goldy Roestan

Brief remarks by TŌN violinist Gaia Mariani Ramsdell

Grażyna Bacewicz Concerto for String Orchestra
14 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violist Sean Flynn

Brief remarks by TŌN violist Leonardo Vásquez Chacón

M. Camargo Guarnieri Concerto for String Orchestra and Percussion
13 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN percussionist Charles Gillette

All timings are approximate. 

Sample the Music

Witold Lutosławski Overture for Strings

Bohuslav Martinů Double Concerto for Two String Orchestras, Piano, and Timpani

Grażyna Bacewicz Concerto for String Orchestra

M. Camargo Guarnieri Concerto for String Orchestra and Percussion

Photo of Zachary Schwartzman by Jito Lee