MARCH 7 at 8 PM
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(tickets available 01/07/2015, beginning at 10 AM)
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Robert Spano, music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,
leads the Curtis Chamber Orchestra in an exclusive Washington, DC
appearance. Sensational violist Roberto Díaz premieres a new concerto
by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by the Library of Congress and the
Curtis Institute, and Spano puts on his composer hat for a performance
of his Hölderlin-Lieder. Known for playing with “great elegance and
style” (The Washington Post), the orchestra rounds out the program with
works by Prokofiev and Mozart.
Symphony No. 1 in D major (“Classical”), op. 25
Viola Concerto WORLD PREMIERE
Library of Congress co-commission
Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 (“Jupiter”)
Presented in association with the Curtis Institute of Music, the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington and the Embassy of Italy. Commemorating the 325th birthday of the “Tuscan-Medici” viola'
Presented in association with Songs of America.
6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)