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Orchestral Fireworks

Began 6 months ago

Mar 1 - 2 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Cincinnati Music Hall

Dates & Times:

March 1, 2019 - 8PM March 2, 2019 - 8PM


DVORÁK: The Midday Witch STRAVINSKY: Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments SUK: Scherzo fantastique JANÁCEK: Sinfonietta Concert Duration: Approx. 1 hour, 50 minutes with intermission What’s interesting about this concert: • The CSO welcomes legendary English conductor Sir Mark Elder to the podium. • Inspired by Czech lore, The Midday Witch tells of a witch’s promised visit when bells strike noon. • Stravinsky’s pronouncement that “strings and piano…do not sound well together,” leads to the unusual winds-only setup of Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments. • The spectacle of Janácek's Sinfonietta, with its company of 25 brass players, should be seen as much as heard.