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Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu's music on the Milwaukee Symphony, January 2022

Toru Takemitsu (Micah Fluellen / Los Angeles Times)
Toru Takemitsu (Micah Fluellen / Los Angeles Times)

Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu has written over 90 film scores, a lot of concert music, and a lot of classical music. We'll hear two of his works for chamber orchestra on Jan 18th at 8pm.

1/4 Dvořák: Stabat Mater (Barbara Pearson, s; Janice Taylor, ms; Jonathan Welch, t; Kurt Link, bs; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus; Zdeněk Mácal, cond)

1/11 Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 (Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, cond)

1/18 Takemitsu: Rain coming for Chamber Orchestra Gounod: Petite symphonie for Wind Instruments Takemitsu: Tree Line for Chamber Orchestra Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra Elgar: Serenade for String Orchestra Holst: St. Paul’s Suite for Orchestra (Ken-David Masur, cond)

1/25 Haydn: Symphony No. 85, Le Reine Joseph Boulogne: Overture and Ballet Music from L’Amont Anonyme (The Anonymous Lover) Haydn: Symphony No. 86 (Ken-David Masur, cond)