On April 10, TŌN’s music director, Leon Botstein, led the orchestra in a streaming concert from the Fisher Center at Bard that featured Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony and Bernstein’s Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium), featuring violin soloist Zongheng Zhang, a winner of the 2020 Bard Conservatory Concerto Competition. Also on the program is the 2008 work Ácana from Cuban-born composer Tania León, and Stravinsky’s Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments, performed with pianist Blair McMillen.
0:58 Introductory remarks by TŌN trombonist David Kidd
6:07 Tania León Ácana
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19:59 Introductory remarks by TŌN oboist Shawn Hutchison
23:06 Leonard Bernstein Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium)
Zongheng Zhang violin
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57:31 Introductory remarks by TŌN tuba player Jarrod Briley
1:00:15 Igor Stravinsky Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Blair McMillen piano
Read concert notes by TŌN bass trombonist Jack E. Noble by clicking here.
1:20:36 Introductory remarks by TŌN clarinetist Matthew Griffith
1:24:26 Remarks by TŌN music director Leon Botstein
1:29:46 M. Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3, Scottish
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