Classical Masterworks II - Celebrating Strings

  • February 15, 2020

  • Location: First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St, Gulfport

  • Phone: (228) 896-4276

  • Time: 7:30 PM

  • Price: Tickets start at $25

This program explores the depth of the string orchestra literature, from Mozart's delightful Eine Kleine Nachtmusik to Mahler's probing Adagietto. Copland's Clarinet Concerto is both achingly sublime and full of sass. It's a dazzling tour de force for GCSO Principal Clarinetist J.C. Barker.

John Craig Barker, Clarinet

Tomaso Albinoni (arr. Giazotto)           Adagio in G minor
(1671 – 1751)

John Corigliano                                     Voyage for String Orchestra
(1938 - )

George Gershwin                                  Lullaby  for String Orchestra
(1898 – 1937)

Aaron Copland                                      Clarinet Concerto
(1900 – 1990)                                                      I. Slowly and expressively
                                                                            II. Rather fast

-Intermission-

Gustav Mahler                                     Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
(1860 – 1911)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart              Serenade No 12. In G major, K. 525, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
(1756 – 1791)                                                     I. Allegro
                                                                           II. Romance: Andante
                                                                          III. Menuetto: Allegretto
                                                                          IV. Rondo: Allegro

Classical Masterworks II - Celebrating Strings
  • February 15, 2020 to February 15, 2020
  • First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St, Gulfport
  • Tickets start at $25