Sunday, May 06, 2018 2:00p -
NEC's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA 02115
Date Idea, Music, Performing Arts
Beethoven – Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
R. Strauss – Horn Concerto No. 1, Op. 11
R. Strauss – Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op. 24
Stefan de Leval Jezierski, the longest-serving horn player in the Berlin Philharmonic, will be guest soloist for the Boston Civic Symphony's performance of Richard Strauss’s Horn Concerto No. 1. The composer’s tone poem, Death and Transfiguration, depicting the death of an artist and hailed by French critic Romain Rolland as “one of the most moving works of Strauss,” will be the final piece of the 2017–2018 season.
About the Orchestra:
Founded in 1924, the Civic is the city’s second oldest orchestra and one of the area’s most respected musical organizations. The orchestra takes great pride in its focus on showcasing the talents of exceptionally gifted young musicians, many of whom have gone on to distinguished professional careers. An endowment by the late James Powers offers local music students the opportunity to perform with the orchestra. The other valuable members of the orchestra are established professionals and skilled amateurs who come from all walks of life.