The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on WRTI: Bach, Beethoven and a U.S. Premiere, March 18 at 5 PM

Mar 14, 2018

We’ll hear highlights from this season’s Improvisionaries series with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Sunday at 5 PM on WRTI 90.1.

The concerts feature Music Director Dirk Brossé conducting a performance of his DNA in Music, featuring flutist Mimi Stillman.  It was the U.S. premiere of the work that takes its cues from DNA’s simple “nucleotides” to create four-note melodies.

Also on the program, appearances by guest conductors Sarah Ioannides and Jeffrey Brillhart. Don’t miss it!

Program:

BEETHOVEN: Contradances (1802), WoO 14  
Sarah Ioannides, conductor,  in concert November, 2017

ROUSSEL: Concerto for small orchestra (1926/27), Op. 34
Dirk Brossé, conductor, from December, 2017

BROSSÉ: DNA in Music (2016)  (United States Premiere)
Dirk Brossé, conductor, Mimi Stillman, flute, from December, 2017

J.S. BACH: Air from Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068
J.S. BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G BWV 1068
Jeffrey Brillhart, conductor and keyboards, from February, 2018