Masterworks III

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

January 29, 2023 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor
Blake Pouliot, violin

Classical and neo-classical works meet in a program full of brightness and energy, perfect for January

What’s Interesting About This Concert

  • Canadian violinist Blake Pouliot is taking the classical world by storm with his impeccable technique, modern style, and rich interpretations of classic works
  • Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite transforms the commedia dell’arte of the 17th century into a showcase for every instrumentalist on stage
  • Haydn’s “Military” symphony derives its nickname from the second movement (and the end of the finale), which features prominent fanfares written for C-trumpets and percussion effects

The Program

  • F. J. Haydn Symphony No. 100 in G major, “Military”
  • Felix Mendelssohn | Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, Blake Pouliot, violin
  • Igor StravinskyPulcinella Suite


  • Tickets are now on sale, ranging from $15 to $46 (or $10 for students)
  • Digital streaming for this performance will be available from February 1st to February 15th