Clinton Smith, conductor
Elizabeth Zharoff, soprano
Joo Won Kang, baritone
Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
Tchaikovsky – 1812 Overture, Op. 49
Vaughan Williams – Dona Nobis Pacem
This performance of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks commemorates the 25th anniversary of Germany’s reunification, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture provides a blow-by-blow account of the conflict between Napoleon and the Russian Army, and Vaughan Williams’ deeply moving Dona Nobis Pacem contrasts the destructive power of war with cries for reconciliation and peace.
Tickets $25 ($20 senior; $10 student; youth free)