In Focus (Adella Premium) Ep. 4, Inventions: Bach to Mendelssohn
Dates: December 10, 2020 Available On-Demand
Who: The Cleveland Orchestra Nicholas McGegan, conductor and harpsichord
Venue: Adella Online (adella.live)
Event Dates and Tickets
Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:00PM
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About the Music
Handel Overture and Pifa Pastorale from Messiah
Corelli Concerto Grosso Opus 6, No. 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 7
Guest conductor Nicholas McGegan returns to Cleveland to lead a program filled with musical invention and seasonal abundance — surveying a range of works from the late 17th to early 19th centuries. Two works offer reflections on the Christmas season, while Bach’s inventive Third Brandenburg Concerto showcases this master’s ingenuity with string orchestra. The program concludes with a youthful and spirited symphony written by Mendelssohn as a teenager.
In addition to the concert performances, each episode of In Focus includes behind-the-scenes interviews and features about the music and musicmaking.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, conductor and harpsichord
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