Bach, Beethoven, & Brahms - with violists Kashkashian & Murrath
October 22, 2010
Beethoven: Wind Octet, op. 103
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 (with Kim Kashkashian & Dimitri Murrath)
Brahms: Serenade No. 2
Brahms' gorgeous and symphonic Serenade in A major, with full winds and the warm glow of massed violas, 'cellos, and basses, anchors this program encompassing Baroque, Classical, & Romantic masterpieces. The BCO's winds present Beethoven's late wind octet, and superstar violists (!) Kim Kashkashian and Dimitri Murrath lead Bach's Sixth Brandenburg Concerto. Steven Lipsitt conducts. Pre-concert talk by Mary Ann Nichols one hour before each performance.