Classical Series C

Sat. at 7:30 pm | Sun. at 2 pm | Mon. at 7:30 pm

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Six concerts, October 2019–June 2020

OCTOBER 26, 27 & 28, 2019

Beethoven’s Fifth

Even 200 years after its completion, Beethoven’s Fifth remains the most revered masterpiece in the repertoire.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello

Gabriela Lena Frank: Walkabout: Concerto for Orchestra
Lutosławski: Cello Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

NOVEMBER 23, 24 & 25, 2019

Sibelius’ The Tempest

Sibelius meets Shakespeare, as a live theatrical cast brings drama to the Finnish composer’s moving incidental music.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
PSU Chamber Choir
Cast,
TBA

Sibelius: The Tempest

JANUARY 11, 12 & 13, 2020

Also sprach Zarathustra

Experience the drama of Richard Strauss’ instantly recognizable tone poem, famously heard in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Alexander Liebreich, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin

John Adams: Scheherazade.2
Ives:
The Unanswered Question
R. Strauss:
Also sprach Zarathustra

FEBRUARY 22, 23 & 24, 2020

Shostakovich’s Eleventh

Shostakovich’s cinematic Eleventh depicts the drama of the Russian Revolution of 1905 in vivid detail.

Robert Trevino, conductor
Sarah Kwak, violin

Walker: Icarus in Orbit
Menotti: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905”

MAY 9, 10 & 11, 2020

Joshua Bell

The consummate violinist returns to perform Dvořák’s gloriously melodic Violin Concerto.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin

Dvořák: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8

JUNE 6, 7 & 8, 2020

The Moldau and Water Music

The Classical Season comes to a joyous close with music celebrating the beauty, power, and mystery of bodies of water the world over.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• PSU Chamber Choir, Rose Choir,
and Thorn Choir
• Soloists,
TBA

Handel: Water Music
Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau)
• Vaughan Williams:
Symphony No. 1, “A Sea Symphony”

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