Thursday, November 17, 2005

All Orchestral Weekend!

Alright, Cincinnati, here's your last chance to hear Paavo conduct the Cincinnati Symphony until the new year! And this week, there are no special guest artists visiting -- just our magnificent CSO playing their hearts out for us. What more could we ask?

Also, this week's schedule is a little different. Thursday night brings back the popular complimentary pre-concert buffet dinner in the beautiful Music Hall Ballroom (doors open at 6:15 pm), preceding the early 7:30 pm curtain time. Friday is one of the orchestra's rare morning concerts, beginning at 11 am. And Saturday, we're back to basics with the traditional 8 pm concert.

This week's program features KODÁLY's Concerto for Orchestra; BARTÓK's Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta; and GRIEG's Incidental Music from Peer Gynt. Get your Program Notes here!
Listen to Paavo's Notes about these concerts. This concert will air via streaming audio on classical radio WGUC-FM (90.9) on Sunday, February 5, 2006 at 7:30 pm ET.

OOPS! We almost forgot! If you'd like to check out Paavo's recent recording of the Peer Gynt Suite with the Estonian National Symphony and soloists Peter Matthei (what a *hot* Don Giovanni he made several years ago when he appeared at the Cincinnati Opera!) and Charlotte Hellekant, click here to visit!

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