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Maestro Robert Moody leads the Festival Orchestra—comprised of players from the nation’s finest orchestras—in a concert featuring acclaimed violin virtuoso Sarah Chang. A frequent soloist with the world’s premiere ensembles, Chang will perform Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins (partnering with the Orchestra’s Concertmaster) and the beloved West Side Story Suite. The concert begins with two works by classical music’s Nordic masters: Sibelius’s Finlandia and Neilsen’s Symphony No. 4, “The Inextinguishable,” showcase the Festival Orchestra in works of great drama and power.
*This concert is not eligible for discounts.
Robert Moody, conductor
Sarah Chang, violin
Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 (“Inextinguishable”), Op. 29
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043
Bernstein/Newman: West Side Story Suite for Violin and Orchestra
Sarah Chang performing Sarasate Carmen Fantasy
Nielsen: Symphony No. 4
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins