This enthralling celebration of music inspired by water brings such tuneful and familiar favourites as Johann Strauss II’s most famous waltz, and Smetana’s glowing portrait of his Czech homeland’s principal river. Canadian soprano Leslie Ann Bradley lends her beautiful voice to songs by Schubert, Mozart, and Dvořák.
Concert running time is approximately 90 minutes including a 20-minute intermission.
Handel: Alla Hornpipe from Water Music Suite No. 2
J. Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz
Schubert: Die Forelle (The Trout) for Soprano and Orchestra
Dvořák: Song to the Moon from Rusalka
Britten: Four Sea Interludes
Smetana: “The Moldau” from Má vlast...
Mozart: “Ah, lo previdi – Ah, t’invola – Deh, non varcar”, K. 272
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish” – Mvts. IV & V
Christoph Altstaedt, conductor
Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano