Yuwon Kim, conducting fellow
Robert Kahn, conducting fellow
MOZART Serenade in B-flat major (“Gran Partita”)
BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture No. 3
THEOFANIDIS Drum Circles
The Curtis Symphony Orchestra offers an unforgettable blend of old and new masterworks. The program opens with one of four overtures Beethoven wrote for his only opera, Fidelio, and continues with Mozart’s sublime “Gran Partita” for winds. Then the dynamic Percussion Collective joins in the Philadelphia premiere of Drum Circles by celebrated composer Christopher Theofanidis.