Nagano Conducts Bernstein, Wagner & Schumann

Mar 29

8:00 PM

Wagner, Bernstein, Schumann

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A centennial celebration of musical icon Leonard Bernstein continues with Kent Nagano conducting one of his most profound compositions, The Age of Anxiety Symphony. A jazzy, concerto-like work inspired by a poem written by W.H. Auden, it tells the story of four strangers in a New York bar who connect through a shared search for the meaning of life. The evening closes with Schumann's First Symphony, a joyous celebration of spring.

Approximate concert duration: 115 minutes including intermission


Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Bernstein Symphony No. 2 (The Age of Anxiety)
Schumann Symphony No. 1 (Spring)


Preconcert conversation with Johann Buis
30 minute run-time

Thursday, March 29, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Friday, March 30, 12:15 p.m. Armour Stage
Saturday, March 31, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom

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