Salem Classical Series A

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Three concerts, September 2019–February 2020

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Brahms’ Second

Brahms’ jubilant Second evokes the burbling streams and fresh meadows of the Austrian countryside.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano 

Oscar Bettison: Remaking a Forest (World premiere commission)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Stephen Hough Plays Mendelssohn

The “Genius” grant winner returns to perform Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto, a hidden gem full of fire and drama.

Clemens Schuldt, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano

L. Boulanger: Of a Sad Evening
L. Boulanger: Of a Spring Morning
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1
Schumann: Symphony No. 1, “Spring”

FEBRUARY 7, 2020

Pictures at an Exhibition

Embark on a musical stroll through an art museum in Mussorgsky’s perennial symphonic favorite.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Gabriella Smith:
Commission (World premiere)
• Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1
Missy Mazzoli: Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

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