Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra presents its next Masterworks concert this Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts. The program is titled “Brahms & Tchaikovsky” and features acclaimed cellist Inbal Segev as guest artist, with BSO Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman conducting.
The concert will open with Dumbarton Oaks, a rarely performed work for chamber orchestra by Stravinsky. Next, Ms. Segev will take the stage for the cello pyrotechnics of Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme. The program concludes with Brahms’ stirringSymphony No. 2.
Inbal Segev is gaining significant acclaim for her recent recording of Bach’s complete Suites for Cello, with the Washington Postwriting that it displays “Exemplary modern cello playing…she produces vibrant notes and offers long, lovely phrases…built for repeated listening.” Ms. Segev has performed as soloist with orchestras including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Castleton Festival Orchestra with Lorin Maazel, Bogotá Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Dortmund Philharmonic, and the Orchestre National de Lyon. She resides in New York with her family, and her cello was made by Francesco Ruggieri in 1673.
Prior to the concert on Sunday, Ms. Segev will lead two special events:
- Dr. Maurice P. King Master Class with Inbal Segev – Friday, March 4, 4 p.m. at Minsky Recital Hall, UMaine – Ms. Segev works with four talented high school cellist in this master class, free and open to the public. Details atbangorsymphony.org/events
- Inbal Segev and the Bach Cello Suites – Saturday, March 5, 7 p.m. at The COESPACE, Bangor – Performance and documentary screening exploring Ms. Segev’s recording of the Bach Cello Suites, free and open to the public. RSVP required. Details at bangorsymphony.org/events
Tickets to the March 6th concert range from $19 to $45 and are available at bangorsymphony.org or by phone at (800) 622-TIXX. Student tickets are available for $13.