Friday, January 13, 2017 07:05 PM

CSO PRESENTS DVORáK’S SYMPHONY NO. 7 AND HUMMEL'S CONCERT FOR TRUMPET JAN. 26

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents the Overture to Schuberts Rosamunde, Hummels Concerto for Trumpet featuring Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Principal Trumpet Billy Hunter, and Dvorks Symphony No. 7 on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Tivoli Theatre.

Review for the performance:

Rosamunde Overture, Schubert Even though this overture never made it into any performances of the play for which it was written, it is performed widely today and is considered one of Schuberts finest orchestral works.

Concerto for Trumpet, Hummel Popular and successful composer, Johann Hummel was Haydns successor in the court orchestra of Nikolaus II, Prince Esterhazy. Although Hummel was overshadowed by Mozarts success, Hummels trumpet concerto is one of the standards of trumpet symphonic repertoire today.

Dvork Symphony No. 7 My new symphony, Dvork write to a friend during the creative period of 1884, must be such as to make a stir in the world. Composed on a commission from the London Philharmonic Society, the work indeed makes a stir, from its ominous opening through the rhapsodic contrasts of its four movements. Orrin Howard

A rising star in the world of professional orchestras, Billy Hunter holds the principal trumpet position with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and is a frequent performer at festivals ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

See also: CSO