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Audio Insights: Mahler, Debussy and...the twist

  • Jun 26, 2011
[caption id="attachment_5341" align="alignleft" width="154" caption="Chee-Yun is among the violinists for the June 28 concert"][/caption] In our June 28 chamber music program entitled Mahler and Strauss with a twist we're not referring to a dance. We're referring to the practice of reducing orchestral scores to their essential parts, for 8-14 players, with fascinating results. To learn more, listen to this KWAX interview as John Evans, OBF executive director, sheds light on the cultural and artistic factors that led to this practice. The June 28 concert is conducted by Miguel Harth-Bedoya, and features OBF prinicipals and soloists in this repertoire: Claude Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel Gustav Mahler Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of the Wayfarer) Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 Read All