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 […]