Youth Orchestra Spring Concert
Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
(2014-15 Young Composer Competition Winner)
David Popper (orch. by Max Schlegel)
Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68
Alex Hunn, cello
(2014-15 Concerto Competition 1st Prize Winner)
Scherzo fantastique, op.25
Symphony No.1, op.68, C minor
Closing out the 2014/15 season, the students of the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra perform one of Brahms’ most important works. The concert opens with the winner of a composers’ competition who will write for the brass and percussion students in the orchestra.
Audio and video clips:
Suk - Scherzo Fantastique
Sir Charles Mackerras conducts the Czech Philarmonic Orchestra in this rarely performed masterpiece by Suk. The work has much lyricism, but as the title suggest, rhythmic play is at the heart of this work.
Brahms - Symphony No.1 in C Minor
Mariss Jansons leads the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in a live performance of Brahms' monumental First Symphony.
1. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro:
2. Andante sostenuto:
3. Un poco allegretto e grazioso:
4. Adagio - più andante - Allegro no troppo, ma con brio: