British conductor Jonathan Nott leads a wide-ranging program starting with the rambunctious Academic Festival Overture, which Brahms called "a boisterous potpourri of student songs," and ending with Ein Heldenleben, Strauss' tongue-in-cheek tone poem which includes a wry portrait of his beloved wife, Pauline. Also featured is Haydn's charming and stylish Cello Concerto in C Major, played by virtuoso cellist Johannes Moser.
BrahmsAcademic Festival Overture Haydn Cello Concerto in C Major StraussEin Heldenleben
"By the time you get to the end of Ein Heldenleben, there’s this marvelous feeling of things floating and disappearing into some upliftingly spiritual music," says guest conductor Jonathan Nott. Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories >
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