Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Jaime Laredo
Music Director

Love, Leila, and Luther – Burlington

All concerts begin at 7:30 pm and are preceded at 6:30 pm by Musically Speaking, a free pre-concert discussion that provides entertaining insight into the evening’s program.

International violin superstar Leila Josefowicz comes to Vermont to perform Alban Berg’s raucous Violin Concerto. The program opens with Wagner’s luscious, yearning Prelude und Liebestod and closes with Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony.

For venue accessibility information, please call the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts at (802) 863-5966.

Guest artists this season are made possible in part by the Concert Artists Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation.

PROGRAM

WAGNER – Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
BERG – Violin Concerto
MENDELSSOHN – Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”

Jaime Laredo, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin

Leila Josefowicz

Leila Josefowicz’s passionate advocacy of contemporary music for the violin is reflected in her diverse programmes and enthusiasm to perform new works. In 2008, she was awarded a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, joining prominent scientists, writers and musicians who have made unique contributions to contemporary life.

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