Strauss The Knight of the Rose
Strauss The Knight of the Rose

Originally performed on February 23 & 24, 2018
Juraj Valcuha, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violin


Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Bernstein: Serenade, after Plato’s Symposium
Korngold: Suite from Much Ado About Nothing
Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier (“The Knight of the Rose”)

Explore the nature of love and life in this sparkling program book-ended by famous works by Richard Strauss: the music of the merry prankster Till Eulenspiegel, and the treasured Suite from Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose). Violin star Simone Lamsma, described as “polished, expressive and intense” (Cleveland Plain Dealer), returns by popular demand to perform Bernstein’s Serenade to celebrate the composer’s 100th birthday.

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