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Violinist Stefan Jackiw Sparks Joy in Bruch's Scottish Fantasy 10/30 @8pm


"Bruch was so earnest in his expressivity. There's nothing ironic or self conscious about his music. It's incredibly sincere." - Stefan Jackiw

Lan Shui, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violin

BARBER Overture to The School For Scandal
BRUCH Scottish Fantasy
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 5 in F Major

Hear conductor Laureate of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra Lan Shui make his RPO debut.

The concert includes Samuel Barber’s first-ever composition for full orchestra, the Overture to the School for Scandal. America violinist Stephen Jackiw joins as soloist for Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. The basis of folk music is echoed in the second half of the program in Dvořák’s Symphony No. 5, a piece that exemplifies the composer’s deep-rooted connection to the melodies and rhythms of his native Bohemia.