Mandolin Masterpieces

Jun 7

8:00 PM

Boccherini, Vivaldi, Bach, Vivaldi, Haydn

Thursday, June 7, 2018

“Superstar mandolinist” (The New York Times) Avi Avital and Italian conductor Giovanni Antonini make their CSO debuts with an exceptional program featuring rarely heard Baroque masterpieces, including the first CSO performances of mandolin concertos by Bach and Vivaldi. “Avital's mandolin breathes captivating new life into Vivaldi's music, giving it a luminous performance with a lovely lyrical jeu d'esprit” (The Daily Telegraph). Haydn's Drumroll Symphony brings the concert to an enchanting close.

Approximate concert duration: 120 minutes including intermission


Boccherini Symphony No. 6 (La casa del diavolo)
Vivaldi Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425
Bach Mandolin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052
Vivaldi Flautino Concerto in C Major, RV 443
Haydn Symphony No. 103 (Drumroll)



Preconcert conversation with Mark Shuldiner
30 minute run-time

Thursday, June 7, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Friday, June 8, 12:15 p.m. Armour Stage
Saturday, June 9, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom

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