October 27–30, 2023

Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante

Concertmaster Sarah Kwak and Principal Viola Amanda Grimm shine in Mozart’s sublime Sinfonia Concertante — part concerto, part symphony, always overflowing with melodies of operatic grace. Plus, experience the tragedy of Verona’s star-crossed lovers in selections from Romeo & Juliet, Prokofiev’s fiery ballet score

*In Salem on Friday, October 27, 2023, 7:30 pm


Elena Kats-Chernin: Dance of the Paper Umbrellas
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin & Viola
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo & Juliet Suites 1, 2, and 3

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David Danzmayr, Conductor
Sarah Kwak, Violin
Amanda Grimm, Viola


This production is presented in partnership with Shakespeare's First Folio: 1623–2023, a public humanities project at Portland State University commemorating Shakespeare’s legacy. For more information, go to: Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623-2023.


This concert is part of Classical Series C


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