Brevard Music Center: German Romantics

ss12-WEB-jeff-nelsen-150Swiss conductor Matthias Bamert teams up the Brevard Music Center Orchestra for a performance of Brahms' fourth and final symphony and Mendelssohn's overture to Ruy Blas. They are also joined by Canadian horn soloist Jeff Nelsen for a performance of one of Richard Strauss' earliest works: his first concerto for horn and orchestra. Find more information about the Brevard Music Festival here.

MENDELSSOHN: Overture to Ruy Blas, Op. 95
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Matthias Bamert, conductor 

STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11
Jeff Nelsen, horn
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Matthias Bamert, conductor

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Matthias Bamert, conductor 

(Original performance July 6th, 2012)


The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble performs a "Schubertiade," a program consisting of selections from and inspired by Franz Schubert, during An Appalachian Summer Festival at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Find more information about this ongoing festival here.

SCHUBERT: Piano Trio in Bb, D. 28, "Sonatensatz"
Harumi Rhodes, violin
Sophie Shao, cello
J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble

SCHUBERT: Impromptu No. 2 in Eb, Op. 90, D.899
J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble

HARBISON: November 19, 1828 for Piano Quartet (I. Schubert crosses into the next world)
Harumi Rhodes, violin
Daniel Phillips, viola
Sophie Shao, cello
J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble

SCHUBERT: An die Musik
Daniel Phillips, viola
J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble

SCHUBERT: Impromptu No. 4 in Ab, Op. 90, D. 899
J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble

(Original performance July 5th, 2012)

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Listen to the entire program: Brevard Music Center: German Romantics





Introduction to the Ruy Blas Overture including a clip from Frank Dominguez's interview with conductor Matthias Bamert - Matt Rogers and Dick Kowal





MENDELSSOHN: Overture to Ruy Blas, Op. 95
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Matthias Bamert, conductor





Introduction to Strauss' first Horn Concerto including a clip from Frank Dominguez's interview with hornist Jeff Nelsen - Matt Rogers and Dick Kowal





STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11
Jeff Nelsen, horn
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Matthias Bamert, conductor





Introduction to Brahms' 4th Symphony including a clip from Frank's interview with Jeff Nelsen discussing Brahms' use of the horn and a clip from his interview with Matthias Bamert about Brahms' perfect compositions - Matt Rogers and Dick Kowal





BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Brevard Music Center Orchestra
Matthias Bamert, conductor





Introduction to Schubert's Sonatensatz - Matt Rogers and Dick Kowal





SCHUBERT: Piano Trio in Bb, D. 28, "Sonatensatz"
Harumi Rhodes, violin; Sophie Shao, cello; J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble





Introduction to Impromptu No. 2 in Eb - Matt Rogers





SCHUBERT: Impromptu No. 2 in Eb, Op. 90, D.899
J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble





Introduction to Harbison's November 19, 1828 - Matt Rogers





HARBISON: November 19, 1828 for Piano Quartet (I. Schubert crosses into the nexy world)
Harumi Rhodes, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Sophie Shao, cello; J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble





Introduction to An die Musik - Matt Rogers





SCHUBERT: An die Musik
Daniel Phillips, viola; J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble





Introduction to Impromptu No. 4 in Ab - Matt Rogers





SCHUBERT: Impromptu No. 4 in Ab, Op. 90, D. 899
J.Y. Song, piano
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble





End of the Show - Matt Rogers





WEB EXCLUSIVE: Frank Dominguez interviews Matthias Bamert about Brahms and coming back to Brevard





WEB EXCLUSIVE: Frank Dominguez interviews horn player Jeff Nelson about fearless performance, Strauss's Horn Concerto, and Brahms's use of the horn in his Symphony No. 4