Felix Mendelssohn – Overture in C major, Op. 24 “Nocturno for Winds”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – “III. Adagio. Andante” from Serenade No. 10 in B-flat major, K. 361/370a “Gran Partita”
Antonín Dvořák – “IV. Finale. Allegro molto” from Serenade in D, Op. 44, B. 77
Richard Strauss – Serenade in E-flat major Op. 7
Darius Milhaud – Little Symphony No. 5, Op. 75
Antonín Dvořák – “I. Moderato, quasi marcia” from Serenade in D, Op. 44, B. 77
Program subject to change.
Winds return to the stage in a performance of light and airy works featuring a series of Serenades from Mozart, Dvořák, and Strauss. Mendelssohn’s “Nocturno for Winds”, a chamber work consisting of 11 wind players, opens the episode. French composer Darius Milhaud wrote the Little Symphony No. 5, a chamber piece for winds with a distinctive jazz-inspired modality.
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