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Clara Longstreth, guest conductor
Appeared most recently with The Broadway Bach Ensemble
February 7, 2010
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Ludwig van Beethoven composed his Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61, in 1806.
Carmen Suite No. 1
The Carmen Suites are two suites of orchestral music drawn from the music of Georges Bizet’s 1875 opera Carmen and compiled posthumously by his friend Ernest Guiraud. They adhere very closely to Bizet’s orchestration.
The idea of composing a work based on Carl Maria von Weber’s music was first put to Hindemith in 1940 by the choreographer and dancer Léonide Massine, who suggested that he should arrange music by...
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