TŌN IN: Concertos for Strings

Last Saturday, TŌN’s resident conductor, Zachary Schwartzman, led the orchestra in a streaming concert featuring 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. Scroll down below the video for basic program info and timings, or click here to read the full concert program.

0:44 Introductory remarks by TŌN violist Larissa Mapua
3:31 Witold Lutosławski Overture for Strings
(With apologies that the first eight seconds of audio is missing)
Read concert notes by TŌN cellist Cameron Collins by clicking here.

9:02 Introductory remarks by TŌN violist Lucas Goodman
11:30 Bohuslav Martinů Double Concerto for Two String Orchestras, Piano, and Timpani
Read concert notes by TŌN violinist Esther Goldy Roestan by clicking here.

34:08 Introductory remarks by TŌN violinist Gaia Mariani Ramsdell
36:30 Grażyna Bacewicz Concerto for String Orchestra
(With apologies that the first twenty seconds of audio is missing)
Read concert notes by TŌN violist Sean Flynn by clicking here.

52:01 Introductory remarks by TŌN violist Leonardo Vásquez Chacón
54:55 M. Camargo Guarnieri Concerto for String Orchestra and Percussion
Read concert notes by TŌN percussionist Charles Gillette by clicking here.