The Romantic Concert: Bella Italia!

02/22/2019, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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Rossini Overture to L'italiana in Algeri (Italian Girl in Algiers)
Concerto for Double Bass in B minor
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, "Italian"

Marcelo Lehninger Conductor | William McGregor Double Bass, Winner of the 2017 Stulberg International String Competition

The 19th century Italian Giovanni Bottesini, known as the “Paganini of the Double Bass” for his acclaimed virtuosity, composed music especially to show off his considerable skills as a soloist. William McGregor, the winner of the 2017 Stulberg International String Competition in Kalamazoo, is guest soloist in this program of music by two Italian composers plus Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, which the German composer wrote to evoke the sights and sounds of Italy.
Tune in to our concert rebroadcast on Blue Lake Public Radio on Sunday, April 28 at 1 pm.

Individual tickets start at $26
|  Students $5

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