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Brahms’s Symphony No. 1

Friday
Nov 27, 2020, 8:00 PM
Saturday
Nov 28, 2020, 8:00 PM

Performance Details

Alan Gilbert Conductor
Juliette Kang Violin

PROGRAM

 

Chin Frontispiece for Orchestra
Bartók Violin Concerto No. 2
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Laboring under the towering shadow of Beethoven’s monumental works, Brahms spent two decades crafting his First Symphony. The wait was assuredly worth it: The First exceeds all the weighty expectations the composer struggled with. First Associate Concertmaster Juliette Kang takes center stage for Bartók’s ingenious Second Violin Concerto, infused with Hungarian folk-dance melodies.

Verizon Hall

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