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Apr
13
Elgar Cello Concerto
Friday, April 13th, 2018
7:30 PM
Nina Young: Agnosco Veteris Elgar: Cello Concerto Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, “Scottish” Hungarian cellist István Várdai debuts with The Phoenix Symphony in Elgar’s rhapsodic Cello Concerto – the composer’s swansong, full of melancholy and farewell. Plus, Mendelssohn’s stirring “Scottish” Symphony – a symphonic souvenir of his visit to the highlands. Tito Muñoz opens the program with Nina Young’s Agnosco Veteris, full of striking contrasts of mood and sonority.