OREGON FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Saturday, July 6, 8 p.m. First Baptist Church, Portland Oregon Festival Orchestra Travis Hatton, conductor
Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite Peteris Vasks: Musica Appassionata Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10
Peteris Vasks Musica Appassionata is one of Vasks finest and most representative works. In it, Vasks employs many of his characteristic techniques to create a unique artistic statement. The concert opens with Grieg's beloved Holberg Suite and closes with Britten's virtuosic work for strings.