Jeffrey Kahane, Music Director

MOZART AND BRAHMS

Festival Saturday

June 18, 2022

Saturday | 7:30 pm | Sarasota Opera House
Price Range $29 - $65
Duration 1hr 10min / Includes Intermission

The rapturous Second Sextet for Strings—Brahms’s musical farewell to a lost love—opens a program of music by composers who defined their eras. Margaret Batjer and Desmond Hoebig team up with four Festival fellows in Brahms’s exhilarating tour de force. “Entrée de Polymnie” is a brief, yet profoundly beautiful selection from French Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau’s final opera Les Boréades. World-renowned pianist and Mozart scholar Robert Levin returns as soloist in Mozart’s darkly brooding Piano Concerto No. 24, the composer’s most richly scored work for piano and orchestra. Festival Music Director Jeffrey Kahane conducts the Festival Orchestra in this dramatic program.

Program

JEFFREY KAHANE, CONDUCTOR | JENNIFER FRAUTSCHI, CONCERTMASTER

BRAHMS
String Sextet No. 2 in G Major


RAMEAU
Entrée de Polymnie from Les Boréades


  • Festival Orchestra

MOZART
Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor


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Thank you to our Sponsors

Ernest Kretzmer in loving memory of Alisa Kretzmer
Title Sponsor of Sarasota Music Festival and Artistic Director, Jeffrey Kahane



Title Corporate Sponsor


Gilbert and Elisabeth Waters Mozart Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota
Presenting Sponsor


Toby and Noel Siegel
Robert Levin Sponsors


Barbara Brizdle
Presenting Sponsor


Billy Robinson
Co-producing Sponsor


Robert Crandall and Barbara Bankoff
Co-producing Sponsors



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