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Chapel Hill, NC (Days & Nights in Rocinha, Violin Concerto No.1, Symphony No.11)
February 1, 2017
Bruckner Orchester Linz performs Philip Glass
WITH DENNIS RUSSELL DAVIES, CHIEF CONDUCTOR
VENUE MEMORIAL HALL
“Dennis Russell Davies…is associated with all the leading composers under the minimalist umbrella.” – The Telegraph (UK)
With more than 200 years of history, Bruckner Orchester Linz is one of Central Europe’s leading orchestras, garnering an international reputation for the quality of its performances, radio broadcasts and abundant recording output. Chief conductor Dennis Russell Davies, long an advocate for and interpreter of the works of Philip Glass, is among today’s most inventive conductors—a modern, articulate and versatile artist revered for his command of contemporary and traditional music. This program features Philip Glass’s Days and Nights in Rocinha along with his new Symphony No. 11. His Violin Concerto No. 1 is performed by Grammy-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie.
ALL GLASS PROGRAM
Days and Nights in Rocinha
Violin Concerto No. 1
—–Robert McDuffie, violin
Symphony No. 11