Lithuanian conductor Giedrė Šlekytė makes her Boulez Ensemble debut leading three 20th-century works for chamber orchestra.
The program, which marks the ensemble’s 50th project since the opening of the Pierre Boulez Saal in March 2017, includes Franz Schreker’s late-Romantic Chamber Symphony, Stravinsky’s Concerto in Es, which was inspired by Bach’s “Brandenburg” Concertos, and Lithuanian composer Osvaldas Balakauskas’s Meridionale, written in 1994 in memory of Witold Lutosławski.
Igor Stravinsky - Concerto in E-flat for Chamber Orchestra "Dumbarton Oaks"
Osvaldas Balakauskas - Meridionale
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Franz Schreker - Chamber Symphony for 23 Instruments