Masterworks III :: Dance Episodes
Saturday, 16 March 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 17 March 2019, 3:00 p.m.
(Seating begins thirty minutes prior to performance.)
Placer High School Auditorium
Peter Jaffe, conductor
Christopher Jones, horn
Tickets will be available at the door.
. . . carefree and irresistible gems from the Broadway musical
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1
. . . our principal takes the spotlight with fanfare and soaring heroic themes
Bizet: Danse boheme from Carmen
. . . builds from a slow and sultry beginning to a fevered pitch
John Adams: The Chairman Dances
. . . a “foxtrot fantasy” depicting Chairman Mao’s bride-to-be crashing a presidential banquet during Nixon’s visit to China
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance in G minor
. . . fast-paced corker infused with old-world charm
Ravel: La valse
. . . a nostalgic and loving tribute to Vienna’s grand waltz era, culminating in a whirlwind finale
— Program presented by George & Jeniffer Phillips:
— Guest Artist sponsored by First Northern Bank
Listen to Dr. Jones and the rest of the Auburn Symphony French Horn section in a recent concert