Viennese Reflections

October 9, 2016
4 pm; Pre-Concert Talk, 3 pm
Richardson Auditorium

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Leila Josefowicz returns to the PSO with a performance of Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto, an elegiac memorial to a beloved young actress and friend, rooted in music by J.S. Bach. PSO Trustee Julian Grant‘s new composition, written for the PSO, acts as a companion built upon the same musical foundation.

The Edward T. Cone Concert

ROSSEN MILANOV, conductor
LEILA JOSEFOWICZ,  violin
JULIAN GRANT, guest composer

PROGRAM NOTES 

Julian GRANT/ Is it enough? Perhaps it is…*
after J.R. AHLE and J.S. BACH
BERG/ Violin Concerto “To the Memory of an Angel”
SCHUBERT/ Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 “Great”

*World premiere commissioned by the PSO

This concert is made possible through the generous support of the Edward T. Cone Foundation.

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About Leila Josefowicz

“As ever, the soloist astonished” – The New York Times

Grammy-nominated violinist Leila Josefowicz last collaborated with the PSO in October 2010 when she performed Beautiful Passing by Steve Mackey.

 

Prelude Event

October 5 Wednesday – Soundtracks: Why the Saxophone?