Sat, Jan 21, 8 pm
Mahaffey Theater

Sun, Jan 22, 2 pm
Straz Center


A concert that spans town and country. In his Symphony No. 6, Beethoven is in awe of the power of nature, with a prayerlike sense of gratitude after surviving the storm. Jessie Montgomery’s tone poem Records from a Vanishing City soaks up the music that surrounded her growing up in New York, including Latin jazz, alt rock, classical and Caribbean dance music. Mozart’s sunny Violin Concerto No. 3 features TFO Associate Concertmaster Nancy Chang.

Jessie Montgomery
(b. 1981)
Records from a Vanishing City ♫

Wolfgang A. Mozart
Concerto for Violin No. 3 in G major, K.216
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondo: Allegro
Nancy Chang, violin

– Intermission –

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 6, Op. 68 in F major “Pastoral”
1. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande
2. Szene am Bach
3. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute
4. Gewitter, Sturm (Thunderstorm)
5. Hirtengesang, frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm

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Program Notes

Author Kurt Loft, freelance writer and former music critic for The Tampa Tribune, provides detailed and informative program notes about the pieces on this program. Click here to read online.

Printable Program Notes

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Q&A with TFO violinist Nancy Chang:

Mozart’s light and sunny Violin Concerto No. 3 appears deceptively laid back, but there’s a lot percolating under the surface, says soloist Nancy Chang. Read about how she prepared on the TFO Blog:  Click here

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Sat, Jan 21, 8 pm
Mahaffey Theater

Sun, Jan 22, 2 pm
Straz Center

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