December 6
7:30 PM

The Red Violin

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December 6, 2018 7:30 PM

The Red Violin

Tito Muñoz, Conductor | Chloë Hanslip, Violin

Buxtehude/orch. Chavez: Chaconne in E minor

John Corigliano: Chaconne from The Red Violin 

Saint-Saëns: Havanaise

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, “Italian” 

American composer John Corigliano’s Chaconne headlines an evening of music that abounds with passion and grace. Written for the haunting film The Red Violin, it updates a Baroque dance form perfectly characterized by Buxtehude’s work originally for organ. Mendelssohn’s most popular symphony, the “Italian,” closes a program that includes the Eugene returns of noted young American conductor Tito Muñoz and English violinist Chloë Hanslip.


LOCATION: Hult Center for the Performing Arts