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Romantic Nights 2019-20


Overview

Six evenings of music you can’t afford to miss. Join Music Director Carl St.Clair for a concert series personally curated to create perfect romantic date nights!

This series consists of 5 performances.


Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue

November 14, 2019 - November 16, 2019

Journey through the minds of three prolific American composers:

  • George Gershwin, a composer whose music is synonymous with the sound of America
  • George Chadwick, the master from the New England Conservatory
  • His pupil Florence Price, the first African-American woman recognized as a symphonic composer.

Enjoy image magnification on our big screens throughout the concert for a closer look at the musicians!

TGIF PRICES: Tickets just $15, $30 and $50 on Friday night!


Beethoven's Violin Concerto

Beethoven's Violin Concerto

January 16, 2020 - January 18, 2020

This is Beethoven at his best – lyrical, spirited and epic. Dvořák, while greatly inspired by the great German, expresses his own Bohemian lyricism in his Symphony No. 8, filled with indelible melodies and themes that flow like no other symphony.


Hadelich Plays Paganini

Hadelich Plays Paganini

February 27, 2020 - February 29, 2020

Where piano fans look to Rachmaninoff for keyboard virtuosity, violinists turn to Paganini. An outrageously gifted musician, he was also an accomplished composer writing hundreds of pieces including six violin concertos. Sparks will fly as violinist Augustin Hadelich takes the stage. Following is Rachmaninoff’s expressive and quintessentially Russian Symphony No. 3.


Otello

Otello

April 23, 2020 - April 28, 2020

Love, betrayal and jealousy – all trademarks of great tragic opera – Otello embraces these themes to the fullest. Written decades after going into retirement, Verdi’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s tale takes you on a journey through a passionate romance destroyed by one of opera’s most loathsome villains.


Tao Plays Mozart

Tao Plays Mozart

May 28, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Pianist Conrad Tao returns with Mozart’s impassioned Piano Concerto No. 20. Following is Brahms’ Fourth and final symphony. Filled with deep emotion, profound complexity and beautiful melancholy, it finishes with a finale that will leave you speechless. The concert opens with a new work by Frank Ticheli in honor of Carl's 30th anniversary.

Enjoy image magnification on our big screens throughout the concert for a closer look at the musicians!