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Irish Rhapsody

March 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

STANFORD Irish Rhapsody No. 1
CPE BACH Flute Concerto
  Lorna McGhee, flute
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 “Spring”

Travel to the Emerald Isle with Dublin-born composer Charles Stanford’s charming Irish Rhapsody. Known for her “exceptionally rich and vibrant tone” (Washington Post) Lorna McGhee, principal flute for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays CPE Bach’s virtuosic Flute Concerto. Bach composed the work in 1748 while at the court of the flute-aficionado King Frederick the Great. The concert also includes Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 “Spring” that first premiered with conductor Felix Mendelssohn.

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Date:
March 14, 2020
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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STANFORD Irish Rhapsody No. 1
CPE BACH Flute Concerto
  Lorna McGhee, flute
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 “Spring”

Travel to the Emerald Isle with Dublin-born composer Charles Stanford’s charming Irish Rhapsody. Known for her “exceptionally rich and vibrant tone” (Washington Post) Lorna McGhee, principal flute for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays CPE Bach’s virtuosic Flute Concerto. Bach composed the work in 1748 while at the court of the flute-aficionado King Frederick the Great. The concert also includes Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 “Spring” that first premiered with conductor Felix Mendelssohn.

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The Palace Theatre
21 W Otterman St
Greensburg, PA 15650 United States
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http://www.thepalacetheatre.org/

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