Tag Archive | Beethoven

Mendocino Music Festival 2016 is All About Beethoven

This year’s Mendocino Music Festival is dedicated to a musical revolutionary. He studied under Haydn, introduced choral movements to symphonies, and possessed phenomenal improvisation skills – composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The Festival Orchestra’s first performance will be on Sunday, July 10, and it will set the stage for the Beethoven festivities.  Pianist Stephen Prutsman will join the Orchestra […]

Symphony of the Redwoods Season Opening Concert Highlights Soloist with Astonishing Family Background

Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik will make his Mendocino County debut with the Symphony of the Redwoods on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15. These two performances celebrate the beginning of the Symphony’s 33rd year and their 2015-2016 concert season. The program includes Borodin’s Overture to Prince Igor, Beethoven’s Symphony #4 in B-flat Major, and Bruch’s Violin […]

Season 2015-16

Fall Concert — Nov 14 & 15, 2015 Borodin: Overture to Prince Igor Beethoven: Symphony #4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60 Bruch: Violin Concerto #1 in G minor, Op. 26 Yevgeny Kutik, violin Winter Concert — Feb 6 & 7, 2016 Delius: “The Walk to the Paradise Garden” Berlioz: Les nuits d’été (Summer Nights), Op. […]

Rehearsals begin…

Last weekend, musicians from Mendocino, Fort Bragg and distant points of Mendocino County converged on the Matheson Hall at Mendocino High School for the first rehearsals of the 2014-15 Symphony season. Friday night rehearsal is always pretty hard work—everyone has had a week’s work, and a drive of anything up to a couple of hours […]