This colorful program takes volcanos as its subject. CUSO welcomes Carol Cook, principal viola with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, to perform Composer-in-Residence Stacy Garrop’s new viola concerto, Krakatoa, a work that is as dramatic and explosive as the title would suggest. Rossini's bubbly Overture to The Barber of Seville and Schubert’s lovely Symphony No. 5 both date from 1816, “The Year Without a Summer,” caused by the 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora. Stravinsky’s delightful suite from Pulcinella will highlight many solo instruments of the orchestra.
Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D.485
Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite
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