Concert

WIR 2

Concert by the Hessian State Orchestra of Wiesbaden
Caroline Shaw (*1982) "Entr’acte {a minuet & trio}" for String Orchestra (2014)
Louise Farrenc Overture in E-flat major, Op. 24
Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D major

Photo: Sven-Helge Czichy
Instead of the planned 2nd Symphony Concert, the Hessian State Orchestra presents a slightly condensed programme without an interval. GMD Patrick Lange combines Brahms' great 2nd Symphony with works by composers like Caroline Shaw and Louise Farrenc. While Farrenc's Overture in E flat major is musically akin to Brahms, American composer Caroline Shaw, born in 1982, makes playful reference to a string quartet by Joseph Haydn in her "Entr'acte {a minuet & trio}".

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