Masterworks III: Ode to Guitar
December 4 @ 2:00 pm CST
PLEASE NOTE: THE SUNDAY PERFORMANCE WILL ALSO BE HELD AT THE ADLER THEATRE
Georg Philipp Telemann’s playful and spirited Ouverture burlesque de Quichotte opens this diverse concert featuring WHBF News 4’s Jim Niedelman as narrator. Guitarist Mak Grgić joins the QCSO to premiere a QCSO co-commissioned Guitar Concerto by Michael Abels. The second half features Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s charming and lyrical Divertimento No.1 and Alberto Ginastera’s playful and virtuosic Variaciones concertantes, influenced by Argentinian folk-music.
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Additional Event Information
GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN Ouverture burlesque de Quichotte
MICHAEL ABELS Guitar Concerto co-commission
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Divertimento No. 1, K. 113
ALBERTO GINASTERA Variaciones concertantes, Op. 23
$18 – $65 Adults each | $10 – $33 Students each
Mak Grgić, guitar
Jim Niedelman, narrator
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INSIDE THE MUSIC
Join QCSO Music Director Mark Russell Smith in an exploration of the Masterworks programs on the Thursday evening preceding each Masterworks Concert. Free admission. Cash bar available. Doors open at 5:00 pm and the program starts approx 20 minutes later.
sponsored by The Hotel Blackhawk
One hour prior to each Masterworks performance, concert-goers are invited to attend informational pre-concert conversations to hear about the works on the program. A video is also available on all QCSO social media platforms.
sponsored by Chris Connolly, Wells Fargo Advisors
Mingle with Maestro Mark Russell Smith, guest artists, and members of the QCSO immediately following the Saturday Masterworks Performances. Free admission. Cash bar available. The venue changes each concert.