Sonic Spheres

Benjamin Rous, Conductor Elizabeth Roberts, Bassoon [Click on the title for preview] SCHUBERT Rosamunde Overture, D. 644 (1823) 10′ HUMMEL Bassoon Concerto in F Major, S. 63 (ca. 1805) 24′ MAZZOLI  Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) (2013) 10′ BRAHMS  Hungarian Dances Nos. 6, 14 & 5 (1879) 7′30″ SAINT-SAËNS  “Bacchanale” from Samson and Delilah, Op. 47 (1877) […]

Songs of Destiny

Benjamin Rous, Conductor UVA University Singers – Michael Slon, Music Director PÄRT  Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten (1977) 7′ PÄRT  Da Pacem Domine (2004) 5′ BRAHMS  Schicksalslied, Op. 54 (1871) 17′ BRAHMS  Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90 (1883) 33′ ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Charlottesville Symphony is joined by the UVA University Singers, the University […]

Forces of Nature

Benjamin Rous, Conductor BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, Pastoral (1808) 42′ THORVALDSDÓTTIR  Metacosmos (2018) 13′ RAVEL  Alborada del gracioso (1918) 8′ About the Program Join the Charlottesville Symphony on a journey to the countryside.  Ludwig van Beethoven named his Sixth Symphony the “Pastoral Symphony, or Recollections of Country Life.”  Movements titled “Awakening […]

New World Symphony

Paul Ghun Kim, Guest Conductor Brendon Elliott, Violin BEETHOVEN  Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 (1806) DVOŘÁK  Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, “From the New World”, Op. 95 (1893) ABOUT THE PROGRAM Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Concerto is his one and only concerto for the violin.  Considered a giant of the solo violin […]

Dazzling Dances

Benjamin Rous, Conductor Kelly Sulick, Flute ROUSE  Flute Concerto (1993) 29′ JOHANN STRAUSS II  “Accelerationen”, Op. 234 (1860) 8′; “Banditen-Galopp”, Op. 378 (1877) 2′30″; “Frühlingsstimmen”, Op. 410 (1882) 7′; “Éljen a Magyar!”, Op. 332 (1869) 2′ RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34 (1887) 15′ ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Charlottesville Symphony concludes its 2022-23 Masterworks season with […]