A Little Night Music with Dvořák, Mazzoli & Mozart
Season 1, Episode 9 • 10-Dec-2020
A program bursting with exuberance and optimism features Dvorák’s warmly lyrical Serenade in D Minor and Mozart’s brilliant Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Death Valley Junction by CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Missy Mazzoli is a sonic depiction of a town on the border of California and Nevada with a population of three. Her music captures the unstoppable energy of the woman who rehabilitated the town’s opera house during the 1960s.
DVORÁK Serenade in D Minor, Op. 44
MAZZOLI Death Valley Junction
MOZART Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Sponsorship support for CSO Sessions is generously provided by the Zell Family Foundation; an anonymous donor; Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund; JCS Arts, Health and Education Fund of the DuPage Foundation; the Julian Family Foundation, in honor of Cristina Rocca; Cynthia M. Sargent; Megan and Steve Shebik; Betty W. Smykal; TAWANI Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; ITW, and PNC.
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