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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Krannert Center Events: April 2020: Canceled: Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

Event Details

Ian Hobson, music director, conductor, and piano

With works by Weber, Hindemith, and Bartók, this program was crafted to showcase Sinfonia’s skill and agility. Weber’s Overture to Oberon features sweet melody fragments from the opera as well as Weber’s other incidental music. Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber borrows from that incidental music, transforming and adding to them throughout his four-movement work. Following intermission, Bartók’s ingenious Concerto for Orchestra highlights each section of the orchestra. Pairs and sections of the orchestra bounce melodies back and forth before meeting in a moto perpetuo final theme perfectly fit for closing the season with a flourish.

Weber: Overture to Oberon
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Saturday, April 25th - 7:30 PM

See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.

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