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The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Date Sunday, May 3, 2015
2 - 4 p.m.
Location View maps and directions to Benson Great Hall
Instructions for GuestsView a map and get directions to Bethel University.
TicketingPurchase tickets online or call the SPCO at 651.291.1144.

Event Description

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

Mozart: Symphony No. 39

After leading triumphant performances of Beethoven's Eighth Symphony in the 2013-14 season, British conductor Paul McCreesh returns to direct a program of works ranging from the Classical period to the 20th century. This program opens with Wagner's Siegfried Idyll, a piece based on music from the composer’s opera Siegfried, written for his wife Cosima as a gift to awaken her on her birthday. This is followed by Britten's touching homage to his music teacher, Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge. The program closes with Mozart's 39th Symphony, one of the final symphonic statements in the composer’s prolific career.

Paul McCreesh, conductor


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