Handel & Strauss

NOVEMBER 1, 2020
Sunday at 2 PM

This concert pairs three works from the early 20th Century—including R. Strauss‘ elegiac Metamorphosen, written in the final months of WWII—with Handel‘s baroque Water Music Suite, composed for one of King George I’s royal water parties that took place on the River Thames on 7.17.1717.

Program

Handel Water Music Suite No. 1

Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No. 1

Silvestre Revueltas Cuauhnáhuac

R. Strauss Metamorphosen

Program Detail

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Brief remarks by TŌN horn player Emily Buehler

George Frideric Handel Water Music Suite No. 1
34 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN oboist Shawn Hutchison

Brief remarks TŌN clarinetist Viktor Tóth

Arnold Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No. 1
22 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN clarinetist Matthew Griffith

Brief remarks by TŌN bassist Kaden Henderson

Silvestre Revueltas Cuauhnáhuac
17 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violist Katelyn Hoag

Brief remarks by TŌN cellist Sarah Schoeffler

Richard Strauss Metamorphosen
31 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violinist Bram Margoles

All timings are approximate. 

Sample the Music

Handel Water Music Suite No. 1

Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No. 1

R. Strauss Metamorphosen

Orchestra materials for Revueltas’ Cuauhnáhuac are a loan, courtesy of UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico). We would like to extend our gratitude to Dr. Roberto Kolb Neuhaus, who made this loan possible.

Orchestra photo by David DeNee