"Enigma" Variations

Charles Dutoit - Conductor

Gautier Capuçon - Cello

program

Strauss - Suite from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Schumann - Cello Concerto

INTERMISSION

Elgar - "Enigma" Variations

Saturday, October 29, 2011

8:00 pm Verizon Hall

Exactly what is Elgar's "enigma"? We may never know. But we can still enjoy these 14 charming variations on a theme that Elgar composed "to my friends pictured within." And Gautier Capuçon makes his Philadelphia Orchestra subscription debut with Schumann's noble Cello Concerto.

program notes

Paul Arnold, Violinist, Philadelphia Orchestra

Pre-Concert Conversations