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2010/2011 Performing Arts

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (2011 Season)

Tue, Mar 1, 2011 @ 8:00 PM, The Granada Theatre

Semyon Bychkov, Conductor

An historic debut for Santa Barbara!

Presented in association with CAMA

“A concert by this great orchestra is always a privilege.” The New York Times

It is not every day that best comes to you, but on March 1 it will. Boasting a 13-year wait list for the subscription concert series at its famed Musikverien in Austria, the Vienna Philharmonic is an unmatched institution at the forefront of the ever-evolving epoch of musical history: Richard Wagner described the orchestra as being one of the most outstanding in the world and Anton Bruckner called it “the most superior musical association.” Richard Strauss summarized these sentiments by saying: “All praise of the Vienna Philharmonic reveals itself as understatement.” Experience the best the world has to offer – the finest strings, the warmest woodwinds, the richest brass; and one transcendent program.

Schubert: Symphony No. 2
Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin

Generously supported by Sara Miller McCune, Susan & Craig McCaw, Audrey & Timothy Fisher, and Carla & Stephen Hahn.

Master classes with members of Vienna Philharmonic and UCSB students
Tuesday, March 1 / Geiringer Hall, UCSB Dept. of Music / FREE and open to observers
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Horn masterclass with Professor Thomas Joebstl
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Clarinet master class with Mathhias Schorn
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Flute master class with Professor Wolfgang Schulz
Co-presented with the UCSB Department of Music.

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