WWU String Sinfonia

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:30pm

  

 
 
Open to All at No Cost

The Western Washington University String Sinfonia brings 2018 to a close with an eclectic program of masterworks for string orchestra. Flute professor Lisa McCarthy joins the orchestra for Bach’s Second Orchestral Suite, and graduate student conductor Mika Armaly leads the group in Elgar’s ravishing Serenade in E minor. Opening the second half is Entr’acte, a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Caroline Shaw, followed by Ottorino Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances, a virtuosic re-imagining of Renaissance lute music for strings.

Program

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

Lisa McCarthy, flute

Edward Elgar: Serenade in E minor, Op. 20

Mika Armaly, conductor

Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte

Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3

 

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