"Delicacy and Mastery": Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony
Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm
11100 NE 6th ST
Bellevue, WA 98004
Mendelssohn's celebrated sonic souvenir of his Scottish sojourn, plus music by Mozart and Ravel with soprano soloist Tess Altiveros.
Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Eastlake Performing Arts Center
Eastlake High School
400 228th AVE NE
Sammamish, WA 98074
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On this day, January 17th
- Henk Badings, Dutch composer, in 1907.
- Donald Erb, American composer, in 1927.
- François Joseph Gossec, Dutch composer, in 1734.
- Antonio Pace, Italian composer, in 1545.
- Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer, in 1751.
- Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer, in 1826.
- Grazyna Bacewicz, Polish composer, in 1969.
- Jean-François Dandrieu, French composer, in 1738.
- Johnny Otis, American composer, in 2012.
Wow, a lot happened on this date!
Mozart wrote several concertos for his friend Joseph Leutgeb. These concertos were for the natural horn, the predecessor to the modern French horn.