Franz Schubert’s sunny and tuneful Fifth Symphony anchors a program led by former CSO Solti Conducting Apprentice Erina Yashima that includes two of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Noveletten, which feature expansive melodies propelled by rhythmic energy. Zoltán Kodály pays homage to the folk music of his native Hungary in Dances of Galánta, while Strum, by Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery, draws folkish timbres from the familiar classical string orchestra.
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Novelette in A Minor, Op. 52, No. 3
Novelette in D Major, Op. 52, No. 4
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485
MONTGOMERY Strum for String Orchestra
KODÁLY Dances of Galánta
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