Mendelssohn Scottish Symphony

Mar 21

8:00 PM

Mendelssohn, Bruch, Sibelius

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä takes listeners through Mendelssohn’s Scottish travelogue, filled with portraits of the highlands, country dances and the tragedy of Mary, Queen of Scots. Internationally renowned artist and local Chicago resident Vadim Gluzman performs Bruch’s beloved First Violin Concerto. “Gluzman's playing is entirely bewitching. Drawing intoxicating tones, Gluzman combines awesome technical ease with a sweet Oistrakh-like sound” (The Strad).

Program

Sibelius Night Ride and Sunrise
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 (Scottish)

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The appearance of Maestro Osmo Vänskä is made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence.