Masterworks VI: Pines of Rome
Lucas Richman, conductor
Frank Almond, violin
Gioachino Rossini Overture to The Barber of Seville
Ferruccio Busoni Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, featuring Frank Almond, violin
Giacomo Puccini Capriccio Sinfonico
Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome
The Masterworks season will conclude in spectacular style with Italian masters: Rossini, Busoni, Puccini, and Respighi! The program starts with Rossini’s iconic Barber of Seville Overture and Busoni’s rarely performed Violin Concerto No. 1, featuring the incomparable Frank Almond as soloist. Then we return to the passionate music of Puccini with his Capriccio Sinfonico before concluding with Respighi’s Pines of Rome. What better way to end a season?