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March 10–13, 2023

Music of (In)Tolerance: from Mendelssohn to Wagner

Ideas of oppression and resilience are woven throughout Wagner's rarely heard Rienzi Overture and Mendelssohn's monumental "Reformation" Symphony, a heartfelt work inspired by the composer's Protestant faith. Visionary pianist-composer Gabriela Montero showcases her astonishing powers in Babel, a portrait of her experience as a human rights activist.

Program

Wagner: Overture to Rienzi
Gabriela Montero: Babel & Solo Improvisations
Tauský: Coventry
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”

Artists

David Danzmayr, Conductor
Gabriela Montero, Piano
Oregon Symphony

This concert is part of Classical Series A

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