Samuel Barber and Johannes Brahms, two of the greatest craftsmen of melody ever, are brought together for one night of music that will stimulate the full range of human emotion. This program includes Barber’s moving Adagio for Strings, and his sunnier and more lyrical Violin Concerto. The evening concludes with one of Brahms’s most optimistic and joyful works, his Symphony No. 2.
Sunday, January 28th, 2018 -
Canadian composer Michael Oesterle’s Sunspot Letters provides thought provoking contrast to Mozart’s perfect miniature, the Oboe Quartet.
Accompanied by a string quartet of RSO musicians, Christopher Hall delights people with beautiful music while making them laugh. Hall takes the peculiar rituals surrounding classical music—and the musicians themselves—and hilariously turns it all upside down and inside out!