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East Meets West
August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"East Meets West"
Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride
Kodály: Dances of Marosszék
Brubeck: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello
Jaime Laredo, violin – Sharon Robinson, cello
Dvorak: Symphony #8 in G major Op. 88
Beginning with the foot-stomping dance rhythms and flowing melodies of full-blooded Czech and Hungarian music by composers Smetana, Janacek and Kodaly, the season is then capped with a World Premiere – Chris Brubeck’s Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, co-commissioned by Classical Tahoe expressly for the guest artists Jaime Laredo, violin and Sharon Robinson, cello.
The world premiere of Chris Brubeck’s Double Concerto for Violin and Cello is generously underwritten by Linda and Richard Offerdahl.
This Artistic Programming is generously supported by the Firefly Scientists’ Foundation.
Repertoire and Guest Artists subject to change.