Michael Butterman, conductor The Louise and Henry Epstein Family Chair
Kenneth Grant, clarinet The Robert J. Strasenburgh Chair
Matthew McDonald, bassoon The Ron and Donna Fielding Chair
Charles Wetherbee, violin
RAVEL Suite from Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose)
R. STRAUSS Duet-Concertino for clarinet and bassoon
KORINE FUJIWARA The Storyteller
Ravel’s beloved Mother Goose Suite sets the tone for an afternoon of storytelling with its evocative, enchanting scenes. The warriors, princesses, and monsters of Japanese folklore come alive in Fujiwara’s The Storyteller, featuring violinist Charles Wetherbee. And, the RPO’s Kenneth Grant and Matthew McDonald take center stage for music of Richard Strauss.
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