Baroque... with a Twist

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Gallo Center For the Arts

David Lockington, conductor
Amanda Heim, saxophone
Ilana Blumberg-Thomasviolin


Dorman Concerto Grosso (14')
BachAir on the G String – with saxophone (5:30')
Bach • E Major Violin Concerto (14')


Vivaldi ∙ Concerto for Oboe in A minor RV 461 – with Saxophone (11')
Handel ∙ Royal Fireworks Music (19')

Looking for something new in a Classics Series concert? Continuing our series of Baroque explorations, this program takes some well-known pieces and adds a bit of flare to create something fresh and exciting. Dynamic young soloist Amanda Heim, will take Bach's Air on the G String to new heights by substituting the violin with saxophone. MSO Associate Concertmaster, Ilana Blumberg-Thomas will also take center stage to perform a Bach concerto, while the evening concludes with an explosive rendition of Handel's Royal Fireworks Music.