Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor
Juliette Kang Violin
Assiginaak Eko-Bmijwang (As Long in Time as the River Flows)
Bartók Violin Concerto No. 2
Stravinsky The Firebird (complete ballet)
As brilliantly colored as the imagined plumage of its namesake mythical creature, The Firebird launched Igor Stravinsky’s career; the audience at its Paris premiere included such luminaries as Marcel Proust, Sarah Bernhardt, and Claude Debussy. Hear the complete ballet score of this beloved masterwork. First Associate Concertmaster Juliette Kang performs Béla Bartók’s brooding, mysterious Second Violin Concerto, a beautiful farewell to his homeland, written in dark days as Nazi fervor engulfed his beloved Hungary.