Cinematic Sounds

Chamber 8

April 14, 2019Sunday | 4:00 pm | Holley Hall

Tickets from $36 | Holley Hall Seat Layout

Best known for their film scores, the first two composers on this program were also brilliant and accomplished within classical music. When not collaborating with Hitchcock, Hermann composed a romantic and gorgeous clarinet quintet. The mastermind behind the music for The Godfather, Rota left violence behind in his rapturously lyrical Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Viola, Cello, and Harp. Finally, film directors have deployed music from Schumann's Piano Quintet to great effect, including Ingmar Bergman in his Academy Award®-winning historical drama, Fanny and Alexander.

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HERRMANN Souvenirs de voyage

Bharat Chandra, clarinet; Daniel Jordan, violin; Christopher Takeda, violin; Steven Laraia, viola; Natalie Helm, cello

ROTA Quintet (1935)

Betsy Traba, flute; Nicholas Arbolino, oboe; Laura Petty, clarinet; Michael McClelland, viola; Isabelle Besançon, cello

SCHUMANN Piano Quintet

Jennifer Takeda, violin; Samantha Bennett, violin; Matthew Pegis, viola; Christopher Schnell, cello; Jonathan Spivey, piano


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Written byHerald Tribune

 There's no doubt, audiences are thrilled by the Sarasota Orchestra's new music director, Anu Tali. She's brought an intense energy from the orchestra in previous performances and we found this yet again in a downright thrill ride of an encounter...  

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 Literally gripping the arms of my seat, I was not the only one propelled on this rollercoaster of delightful music.  

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 Every section and soloist within the orchestra played their role with strength and beauty; every tree proud and tall. Tali served as an excellent guide leading the forces with assured confidence. The overall sound was lush and, yes, intense just where it needed to be.  

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 The Sarasota Orchestra was brimming with bubbling energy...  

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 A lifetime of musical moments, cinematic in scope, gave every section of the orchestra a leading role at one time or another. Chief among them was the virtuosic solo of concertmaster Daniel Jordan.  

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 It was a thrill ride resulting in an explosion of audience enthusiasm.  

Written byHerald Tribune

 Tali conveyed a clear vision for the dramatic outline of this symphony, carefully pacing the darker, searching character of the music with pastoral conversations among voices in the orchestra.  

Written byThe Observer

 If you haven’t seen Tali yet, this will be a great introduction to the skyrocketing conductor who’s quickly becoming a household name around the world. You’ll see why we feel we’re lucky to have her here.  

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