Welter Plays Rimsky-Korsakov
Orchestral Excerpt Insights • 17-May-2021
Rimsky-Korsakov’s ingenious and beloved depiction of One Thousand and One Nights has made his Sheherazade a staple on concert stages and audition lists alike. In this Orchestral Excerpt Insight, CSO Principal Oboe William Welter explains how imagery and context influence his interpretation of the work's characterful oboe solos. “I think there is a lot to be said in regards to the role of a musician as an actor. We must understand our part and understand what's happening around us to best serve the music.”
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