Schoenberg & Bach

FEBRUARY 7, 2021
Sunday at 2 PM

TŌN music director Leon Botstein kicks off the spring season with Bach’s third Brandenburg Concerto and Schoenberg’s romantic tone poem Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night). Also on the program are works for string orchestra by Polish composer Witold Lutosławski and Venezuelan composer, pianist, and singer Teresa Carreño, who played for Abraham Lincoln at the White House in 1863.

Program

Witold Lutosławski Funeral Music

Teresa Carreño Serenade for Strings

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)

Program Detail

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Brief remarks by TŌN cellist Cameron Collins

Witold Lutosławski Funeral Music
16 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violinist Adam Jeffreys

Brief remarks by TŌN violinist Esther Goldy Roestan

Teresa Carreño Serenade for Strings
23 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violinist Yada Lee

Brief remarks by TŌN violinist Tin Yan Lee

Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
14 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN violist Celia Daggy

Brief remarks by TŌN violist Sean Flynn

Arnold Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
34 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN cellist Jordan Gunn

All timings are approximate.

Sample the Music

Witold Lutosławski Funeral Music

Teresa Carreño Serenade for Strings

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)