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Bach’s Keyboard Concertos on the Piano and Mendelssohn’s “Scottish”

Part of: Carnegie Hall Orchestra Series

 Thursday, October 17 2019  8:00pm  Carnegie Hall - Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage Directions

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Principal Conductor Bernard Labadie brings his distinctive artistic vision to two works by Felix Mendelssohn inspired by the composer’s 1829 journey to Scotland: The Hebrides Overture and Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56 “Scottish.” Mendelssohn, who is credited with reviving the music of J.S. Bach in the 19th century, was devoted to Bach’s keyboard works, and is said to have performed them on the modern pianoforte. This program honors Mendelssohn’s passion for Bach with two of his keyboard concertos performed on the piano by emerging Italian pianist Beatrice Rana, the 2017 Gramophone Classical Music Awards Young Artist of the Year.


Felix Mendelssohn

The Hebrides Overture

Johann Sebastian Bach

Keyboard Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052

Johann Sebastian Bach

Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056

Felix Mendelssohn

Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56, "Scottish"


Bernard Labadie

Orchestra of St. Luke's

Beatrice Rana