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Masterworks III 2019 :: Dance Episodes

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.

Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
. . . 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