Event

Martin Fröst and Mozart’s 39th Symphony

March 9-10, 2018

Description

Martin Fröst leads the SPCO, beginning with Angelus Novus for percussion and strings by Swedish composer Jacob Mühlrad and ending with two premieres of works written for Fröst, showcasing his dazzling abilities as a performer. Martin and his brother Göran Fröst collaborated on the composition of Nomadia, a work that stretches the sonic capabilities of the clarinet. Swedish composer Jesper Nordin’s Emerge uses an app invented by Nordin called “Gestrument” that enables Fröst to control sound and create sound sculptures in real time with his physical gestures. In Mozart’s Symphony No. 39, Martin takes up the baton to lead the SPCO in a majestic account of an SPCO staple.

Program

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat

Jacob Mühlrad
Angelus Novus (world premiere)

Martin and Göran Fröst
Nomadia for Clarinet and Orchestra (world premiere)

Jesper Nordin
Emerge for Clarinet and Orchestra (world premiere)

Times & Locations

March 9, 2018 – 8:00 PM
Ordway Concert Hall

March 10, 2018 – 8:00 PM
Ordway Concert Hall

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