Alexis Hauser, Artistic Director and Conductor
*Tyler Song, Finalist of the Classical Concerto Competition
**Jeffrey Klefstad, graduate student in conducting
FELIX MENDELSSOHN Die Hebriden Overture, op. 26 (Fingal's Cave)
W.A. MOZART Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622*
JEAN SIBELIUS Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105**
This January 17 and 18, the Classical and Romantic periods meet with Sibelius's last symphony and two classic Mozart concertos. Concerto Competition Finalist Tyler Song will perform the Clarinet Concerto - one of the first masterpieces for the instrument - on both concerts, and Competition winner Pinchas Antal will conclude the second performance with the dark, symphonically textured Piano Concerto in C minor. Doctoral student in conducting Jeffrey Klefstad will lead the orchestra in Sibelius’s gripping and seamless single-movement 7th Symphony.