Saturday, September 23, 2017
7:30 pm Ford Hall, Ithaca College
Pre-concert Chat at 6:45pm
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op 72a
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op 64 (1st movement)
Gioia Gedicks, Lee Strebel Memorial Youth Concerto Competition winner (2017)
SAINT-SAËNS: Concerto for Cello No. 1 in A Minor, Op 33 (3rd movement)
Benjamin Doane, Lee Strebel Memorial Youth Concerto Competition winner (2015)
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op 68
CELEBRATE our first full season with Cornelia Laemmli Orth on the podium, and be swept away by the grace and grandeur of our opening night. Between masterworks by Beethoven and Brahms, we’ll proudly present two of our recent Youth Concerto Competition winners performing selections by Mendelssohn and Saint-Saëns.
Remember to arrive early for the Pre-concert Chat at 6:45pm. Free to all ticket-holders, this is a wonderful chance to hear a bit about the evening’s program directly from our music director and guest artists.