San Antonio Museum or Art

Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio: Centennial Benjamin

Performances


Thursday, November 7, 2013
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Great Hall

Price: SOLD OUT

Composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Join us on November 7th as we celebrate Benjamin Britten’s birthday centennial.  From works by the composers who influenced Britten–including Henry Purcell, Franz Schubert, and Gustav Mahler–to Britten’s own Simple Symphony, enjoy an evening of music and song at one of our community’s most important cultural gathering spaces, the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Program:

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

  Simple Symphony, Op.4

Henry Purcell (1659-1695):

  Abdelazar Suite

  “If love’s a sweet passion” from The Fairy Queen

  “Thy hand Belinda; When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) arranged by Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

  String Quartet in D minor, D. 810 “Death and the Maiden”