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November 19–21, 2022

The Power of Memories: Ravel and More with the Oregon Symphony

Principal Guest Conductor Jun Märkl explores the interplay of memory and music in poignant works by Ravel and Dutilleux that trace the devastating impact of two world wars on European culture. Concertmaster Sarah Kwak performs Prokofiev's shimmering, dreamlike Violin Concerto No. 1, which contrasts fairytale lightness with brazen savagery.


Dutilleux: The Shadows of Time
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ravel: La Valse 


Jun Märkl, Conductor
Sarah Kwak, Violin
Sopranos, Pacific Youth Choir
Oregon Symphony

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This concert is part of Classical Series A


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