Be sure to join the Delaware County Symphony in Aston Feb. 5 for its second chamber concert of the 2022–2023 season featuring classical greats and their artistic inspirations.
The program includes Mozart’s “String Quartet No. 21 in D Major,” which was inspired by Joseph Haydn’s style and is dedicated to the King of Prussia.
Aaron Copland’s “Quiet City,” featuring English horn and trumpet, was inspired by an Irwin Shaw play.
Completing the program is a performance of Beethoven’s “String Quartet Op. 18, No. 5.” Beethoven modeled this quartet directly on a Mozart quartet of the same key, and it is dedicated to Bohemian aristocrat, Joseph Franz Maximilian, seventh Prince of Lobkowitz.
The Chamber Concert, titled “Artistic Inspirations,” is Feb. 5, 3 PM, in Neumann University’s Meagher Theatre.
Tickets for the Artistic Inspirations concert may be purchased at dcsmusic.org/tickets
December Concert Now Online
The Delaware County Symphony’s Dec. 4 concert, Virtuosity and Variations, is now available on YouTube.
The second symphony concert of the season featured Mark Livshits on piano performing Rachmaninov’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paginini.” It can be found here on the DCS YouTube Channel.
This concert included Coleridge-Taylor’s “Hiawatha Overture” and Elgar’s “Enigma Variations.”
The Delaware County Symphony is a charter member of the Arts Guild at Neumann University, formed in 1991 to enhance the cultural programming available to the Delaware Valley community.
MONTCO Today readers might be particularly interested in the Mozart–Hayden compositions dedicated to the King of Prussia.
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