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SymphonyCast takes us to Scotland, Fri 1/5 @ 8pm

Mendelssohn’s picturesque Scottish Symphony, inspired by the composer's first and only trip to Scotland, is recounted in a series of letters back home about the opening movement of this piece.

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1/5 Mendelssohn-Hensel: Overture Hummel: Potpourri (mit Fantasie) for Viola and Orchestra Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish (Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Tabea Zimmermann, dir and vla)

1/12 Widmann: Excerpts from Das Heisse Herz Mahler: Symphony No. 7 (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Iván Fischer, cond)

1/19 Lili Boulanger: Of a Spring Morning Ravel: Mother Goose Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (Minnesota Orchestra; Thomas Sondergard, cond)

1/26 Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal Elgar: Cello Concerto Thorvaldsdottir: AIŌN symphony (Kian Soltani, c; Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Eva Ollikainen, cond)

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