Bénédicte Plays Barber
April 13 and 14, 2018, 8 PM, Centre in the Square, Kitchener.
Case Scaglione, Conductor
Bénédicte Lauzière, Violin
Thomas Adès: Three Studies from Couperin
Barber: Violin Concerto
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C major, The Great
KWS Concertmaster Bénédicte Lauzière takes centre stage for the gorgeously melodic and lyrical but also virtuosic Barber Violin Concerto. Thomas Adès, widely hailed as one of the most significant and provocative of contemporary composers, has taken harpsichord finales by the Baroque master Couperin and orchestrated them for the opening piece on the program. The Orchestra is featured in Schubert’s majestic Symphony No. 9 in C major, rightly known as The Great.