HATS OFF TO THE CLASSICS
Tuesday, June 27, 7:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church, Portland
Dimitri Ashkenazy, clarinet
Ada Meinich, viola
Orpheus Academy Orchestra
Travis Hatton, conductor
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
Bruch: Double Concerto
for clarinet, viola and orchestra
Haydn: Symphony No. 99 in E-flat
Sit back and relax and let the music sweep over you. These are the great classics. The stranger in the group is, however, Bruch's Double Concerto whose language is quite familiar but the work itself is rarely heard here in the US. Here it is performed by the famous husband-and-wife team from Europe who deliver it with panache and pathos.