May 10–12, 2025

Impressions of the Sea

Inspired by a lifelong passion for the sea, Debussy's La Mer shimmers with orchestral colors in musical portraits of tranquil waves, brewing storms, and the sun's celestial journey across a radiant sky. And soloist Paul Huang brings his "stylish and polished playing" (Strad) to Korngold's Violin Concerto, which marries European romanticism with the gilded glamour of Hollywood film scores.

Program

Katherine Balch: Leaf Catalogue  Mountain icon
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major
Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Mountain icon
Debussy: La Mer (The Sea) Mountain icon

Artists

Jun Märkl, Conductor
Paul Huang, Violin

 

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This concert is part of Classical Series B and is eligible for the Choose Your Own Series.

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  • SAT, MAY 10, 2025, 7:30 PM
  • SUN, MAY 11, 2025, 2:00 PM
  • MON, MAY 12, 2025, 7:30 PM

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