Sunday, February 20, 2000
CSO Riverbend schedule
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's Riverbend season will include Viennafest 2000, four concerts over two weekends, featuring four Beethoven symphonies conducted by maestro Jesus Lopez-Cobos. A Viennese atmosphere will be re-created on Riverbendstrasse, with strolling musicians and costumed dancers.
The CSO will present three rising stars, including pianist Jonathan Biss, 20. Returning veterans are violinist Cho-Liang Lin, the pianist Garrick Ohlsson and soprano Theresa Santiago.
CSO Riverbend season:
June 9 CSO associate conductor John Morris Russell, conducting; Jonathan Biss, pianist. Handel, Water Music Suite; Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor; Rimsky-Korsakov, Sheherazade.
June 10 Shakespeare Saturday. Associate conductor John Morris Russell, conductor; Theresa Santiago, soprano. Mendelssohn, Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream; Verdi, arias and selections from MacBeth, Otello and Falstaff; Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet Suite.
July 21: Viennafest 2000. Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor; Daniel Lee, cellist. Lehar, Overture to The Merry Widow; Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme; Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Eroica.
July 23: Viennafest 2000. Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor; Katia Skanavi, pianist. Offenbach, Overture to La Belle Helene; Chopin, Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brilliante; Variations on La ci darem la mano from Don Giovanni; Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C Minor.
July 28: Viennafest 2000. Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor; Cho-Liang Lin, violinist. Von Suppe, Overture to Poet and Peasant; Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major; Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, Pastoral.
July 29: Viennafest 2000. Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, pianist. J. Strauss Jr., Overture to Gypsy Baron; Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major; Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 in A Major.
All CSO Riverbend concerts begin at 8:30 p.m.
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