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SymphonyCast in July 2021 includes music inspired by the terrain and mountains of Vermont

Mostly Modern Festival
Mostly Modern Festival

In August 2019, former RPO Maestro Ward Stare conducted the American Modern Orchestra in a performance of Robert Paterson's Dark Mountains, in Saratoga Springs, NY.  This month we'll hear JoAnn Falletta lead the Buffalo Philharmonic in this same work.  July 16th at 8pm.

7/2       Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7, Leningrad (Kirill Gerstein, p; Minnesota Orchestra; Juanjo Mena, cond)

7/9       Britten: Sinfonietta Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony Haydn: Symphony No. 92 (St. Paul Chamber O; Christian Reif, cond)

7/16      Paterson: Dark Mountains Barber: Violin Concerto Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3 (Paul Huang, v; Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta, cond)

7/23      Strauss: Don Juan Dessner: Concerto for Two Pianos Strauss: An Alpine Symphony (Katia & Marielle Labeque, p; Cincinnati Symphony; Louis Langrée, cond)

7/30      Aho: Minea Kuusisto: Violin Concerto Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 (Elina Vähälä, v; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, cond)

Originally commissioned by and dedicated to the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Jaime Laredo, Dark Moiuntains was originally written for the Made in Vermont Music Festival. Watch Ward Stare's presentation of Paterson's Dark Mountains.