Candide’s Journey

Sat, Feb 11, 2017, 12 PM to 5 PM
Part of the series Make Our Garden Grow

at Hudson Opera House
in Hudson, NY

FREE
  • A mini marathon of music
  • You may come and go as you please throughout the afternoon
  • Part of Make Our Garden Grow, a free music festival inspired by Voltaire’s Candide, culminating in a full performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide

The Music & Schedule

12 PM–1 PM
Intro to Candide’s Journey: Ethically, Philosophically, Politically, Geographically
Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat major, “The Joke
Osvaldo Golijov: Mariel
Schumann: String Quartet No. 1

1 PM–2 PM
Martinů: Nonet No. 2
Janáček: Suite for Strings
Q&A with James Bagwell, conductor of Candide

2 PM–3 PM
Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasilerias No. 5

3 PM–4 PM
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

4 PM–5 PM
Brass selections from Bernstein’s West Side Story Suite
Newly-commissioned brass quintets written by Bard College Conservatory of Music composers Corey Chang and Jackson Spargur

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