Saint-Saëns & Schumann
Oct 14 - Oct 17, 2021
Saint-Saëns & Schumann

Overview

Composer Augusta Holmès broke gender barriers in 19th-century Paris, studying with Romantic master César Franck and writing symphonic works on a heroic scale. The sumptuous Night and Love offers a snapshot of her remarkable talents. Saint-Saëns’ richly melodic concerto highlights CSO Principal Cello John Sharp, and Schumann’s Second Symphony expresses triumph after his struggles with illness and depression. 

Program
Holmès

La Nuit et l'Amour

Saint-Saëns

Cello Concerto No. 1

Schumann

Symphony No. 2

Performers
Principal Cello
The Eloise W. Martin Chair
Sponsors

These concerts are generously sponsored by the Zell Family Foundation.


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