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May 2019

SPCO performs Martin & Silvestrov

May 24 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 – $50

Conductor Joshua Weilerstein returns to conduct a program of musical homages. Frank Martin’s Polyptyque (1973) pays tribute to Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion through its scoring for double string orchestra. Valentin Silvestrov’s The Messenger (1996) alludes to the messenger who delivered an anonymous commission request to Mozart for his Requiem. Mozart’s final and most expansive symphony, Jupiter, contains fugal writing reminiscent of the great Baroque composers. Johann Sebastian Bach Canon and Fugue (arr. Benjamin) Joshua Weilerstein, conductor Frank Martin Polyptyque for Violin and Two…

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SPCO performs Martin & Silvestrov

May 25 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
+ Google Map
$12 – $50

Conductor Joshua Weilerstein returns to conduct a program of musical homages. Frank Martin’s Polyptyque (1973) pays tribute to Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion through its scoring for double string orchestra. Valentin Silvestrov’s The Messenger (1996) alludes to the messenger who delivered an anonymous commission request to Mozart for his Requiem. Mozart’s final and most expansive symphony, Jupiter, contains fugal writing reminiscent of the great Baroque composers. Johann Sebastian Bach Canon and Fugue (arr. Benjamin) Joshua Weilerstein, conductor Frank Martin Polyptyque for Violin and Two…

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