Thursday, Jan. 31
FREE! Tickets not required.
Named "one of the best college orchestras in the nation" by Time magazine's Richard Ostling, the St. Olaf Orchestra is a full symphony orchestra known for its passionate music-making and professional-level performances. Founded in 1906, the ensemble has been heralded as one of the best collegiate orchestras in the country and was named the winner of the 2013 American Prize for Orchestral Performance among colleges and universities.
Recognized as one of the world's foremost violinists, Sarah Chang has performed with the most esteemed orchestras, conductors and accompanists in an international career spanning more than two decades. Since her debut with the New York Philharmonic at age 8, Chang has impressed audiences with her technical virtuosity and refined emotional depth.
While at the Weis Center, they will perform:
Samuel Barber (1910-81) Overture to "The School for Scandal"
Missy Mazzoli (b. 1980) These Worlds In Us
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
I. Allegro Moderato
II. Adagio di molto
III. Allegro, ma non tanto
Sarah Chang, violin
Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky (1840-93) Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64