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Capriccio Italien


Friday, April 28, 2017 8:00PM
Powell Hall

Capriccio Italien
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David Robertson, conductor
Julie Thayer, horn
Gerard Pagano, bass trombone

WEBER Der Freisch├╝tz Overture
STEPHENSON The Arch (Trombone Concerto)
WALTON Crown Imperial (Coronation March)
MENDELSSOHN The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
DEBUSSY Clair de lune
F. STRAUSS Nocturno for Horn and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY Capriccio italien

Mighty brass soloists take center stage as Gerard Pagano and Julie Thayer step forward with unique works for bass trombone and horn. Paired with favorites including Clair de lune and Der Freisch├╝tz Overture, this evening comes to an outstanding close with Tchaikovsky’s picturesque Capriccio italien, a fantasy reminiscent of Italian folk music and street songs.