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22
February 2019
Friday
7:00 PM
NFM, Main Hall
Plac Wolności 1, 50-071 Wrocław
La valse
Performers:

Jacek Kaspszyk – conductor
Marcin Markowicz – violin 
NFM Wrocław Philharmonic

Programme:

L. Berio Quattro versioni originali della Ritirata Notturna di Madrid di L. Boccherini
P. Mykietyn Violin Concerto (world premiere, NFM commission) 
***
L. Bernstein Divertimento
M. Ravel La valse

Jacek Kaspszyk / fot. Maciej Zienkiewicz

Leonard Bernstein composed Divertimento for the Boston Symphony Orchestra's centenary in 1980, dedicating the piece, "With affection to the Boston Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its First Centenary." The piece enjoyed its premiere under Seiji Ozawa on September 15, 1980. Divertimento was composed with great affection for the organization and the city of Boston. Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts outside the city and grew up in the Boston area, he was a graduate of Harvard University and The Boston Latin School. He had been a student at the Boston Symphony's summer institute at Tanglewood in 1940 and had also served as conducting assistant to Serge Koussevitsky at the Berkshire Music Center. Bernstein’s final public appearance was a performance of the Boston Symphony which he led at Tanglewood in August 1990.

The piece is a series of dances based on the notes B for Boston and C for Centennial. The work is light-hearted, high-spirited, and pert, full of allusions and jests with orchestra members. Throughout, Divertimento contains allusions to the repertoire that influenced Bernstein as a young composer and the final march honours the conductors and orchestra members who passed during his tenure. Additionally, Bernstein’s highlighting of the various sections is in many cases based on Bernstein’s personal relationship with the musicians. When he wrote a solo for a particular instrument he wrote for a musician whom he knew personally and whose personal traits he often had in mind.

 

 

Alixandra Porembski, English Language Annotator

Tickets:
SEAT TYPE AVAILABILITY KINDS OF TICKETS PRICES
VIP Available
  • VIP ticket
  • VIP ticket & VIP Room
60 PLN
110 PLN
zone I Available
  • Normal ticket - Zone I
  • Reduced ticket - Zone I
45 PLN
35 PLN
zone II Available
  • Normal Ticket - Zone II
  • Reduced Ticket - Zone II
  • NFM for Young Musicians
40 PLN
30 PLN
15 PLN
zone III Available
  • Normal Ticket - Zone III
  • Reduced Ticket - Zone III
  • NFM for Young Musicians
35 PLN
25 PLN
15 PLN

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