Masterworks 4: Mendelssohn & Brahms

Guest Conductor Sponsors

Nixon Lauridsen & Virginia Croskery Lauridsen

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Program

Christopher THEOFANIDIS  Rainbow Body

MENDELSSOHN  Violin Concerto in E Minor

BRAHMS  Symphony No. 2

Peter Oundjianconducting

Grace Parkviolin

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA)

The Winner of the 2018 Naumburg International Violin Competition, Grace Park is a dynamic violinist and a rising star. Hear her play Mendelssohn’s dazzling Violin Concerto conducted by Peter Oundjian,  former first violinist of the Tokyo Quartet who became Music Director of the Toronto Symphony. Brahms’s Second Symphony will transport you with its lush, flowing melodies, but first – experience the sunburst and splendor of Christopher Theofanidis’s Rainbow Body, one of the most-performed new orchestral works of the last fifteen years.

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