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Brandenburg and Beethoven

  • Omaha Conservatory of Music 7023 Cass Street Omaha, NE, 68132 United States (map)

Two Immortals launch our 2018 Summer Concert Series: Johann Sebastian Bach, likely the greatest composer who ever lived, and Ludwig van Beethoven, the fearless thunderer who bowed to no one as he kicked classical music to the next level. First up, Bach’s magnificent Brandenburg Concerto No. 1. A dozen players sweep you along its exuberant path, from brisk opening to jubilant finale. Beethoven’s crowd-pleasing Septet lets you enjoy the “softer side” of the iconic composer. Its lightness, high spirits, and infectious melodies made it all the rage in the composer’s own time and are guaranteed to delight you, too.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
       Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046 (1721)

Alexandra Rock, Heather Baxter,  Darci Gamerl, oboe
Brett HodgeRoss Snyderhorn
Mary Perkinson, Keith Plenert, Juliet Yoshida, violin
Thomas Kluge, viola
Paul Ledwon, cello
Bobby Scharmannbass
Yulia Kalashnikova, harpsichord


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
       Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (1799 – 1800)

Jaewon Kim, clarinet
Nick Nelsonbassoon
Brett Hodgehorn
Mary Perkinsonviolin
Thomas Klugeviola
Paul Ledwoncello
Bobby Scharmannbass

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