featuring Bella Hristova, Violin
BERNSTEIN Overture To Candide
MARY D. WATKINS Five Movements In Color (Mvt 1 & 2)
KORNGOLD Violin Concerto In D Major
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From The New World”
The overture to Bernstein’s wacky operetta highlights his splendid score and audience favorites like “Glitter and Be Gay.”
Prolific composer Mary Watkins describes a movement from her Five Movements in Color as “a song of sorrow and a song of hope.”
Considered one of the most extraordinary pieces in his career, Dvořák’s New World Symphony is also listed among the most popular symphonies of all time.