Why You'll Love This Concert
Welcome the return of spring with the joyous Symphony No. 1 from Robert Schumann,
the first of the great Romantic composers. Our evening begins with the rarely-performed overture for his only opera, Genoveva, praised by The New York Times as “a tapestry of impassioned romantic melody.” The excitement continues as we showcase the talented winner of the University of Redlands’ annual concerto competition.
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings
Composed 1850. First performance: 25 June 1850, Stadttheater, Leipzig.Read More
solo flute, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, percussion, strings
Composed 1908. First performance: March 15, 1909, Leipzig. Maximilian Schwedler, flute.Read More
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, percussion, strings
Composed 1841. First performance: 31 March 1841, Leipzig. Leipzig Gewandhausorchester. Felix Mendelssohn, conductor.Read More
In his first orchestral work, Robert Schumann burst onto the concert scene with a vivid celebration of the arrival of spring— a symphony he described as a, “summons to awakening.”
Discover New Talent
Hear one of tomorrow’s rising stars when the winner of the University of Redlands’ annual Concerto Competition takes the stage with the Redlands Symphony.
Feel the Passion
From the medieval drama of Genoveva to the final bars of the “Spring” Symphony, you’ll be revitalized by the emotional depth of this music from the first of the great Romantics.
The performance of Mozart's 40th was amazing. How Maestro Wilson conceived and brought forth the intensity, tension, and considerable emotion moved me deeply. The orchestra's discipline and preciseness were astonishing. When you've got only two horns, two oboes, two bassoons, and two clarinets, there's no room to fudge the pitch in the opening note of a phrase. I loved the way the horns and basses supported and colored the melodies.
As you can tell, I'm not a musician, but I am a huge Mozart fan. I'm also a huge fan of the Redlands Symphony and count myself fortunate to be able to attend a local concert of such glorious music.
Directions to Redlands
Redlands is conveniently located less than 30 minutes from Riverside, Loma Linda, Yucaipa, Highland, and Beaumont. From Hemet, it’s just a short jaunt north on CA-79 and West on I-10. It is easily accessible from Los Angeles 60 miles east along Hwy 10. And from San Diego, it’s a beautiful, 2-hour drive north along I-15 and I-215.
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