Digital Masterworks V

Winds & Brass Spectacular

June 18, 2021 at 7pm
Available Online For 30 Days
Lucas Richman, conductor

The BSO winds and brass take center stage in a powerful season finale

What’s Interesting About This Concert

  • The BSO winds and brass are united on stage for the first time in 16 months
  • Called “the dean of African-American composers” by conductor Thomas Wilkins, Adolphus Hailstork is celebrating his 80th birthday
  • The BSO premiered a new work by Kathryn Bostic in 2019 and now performs her latest creation, first premiered in Chicago
  • Familiar melodies from The Threepenny Opera take new life in Kurt Weill’s Kleine Dreigroschenmusik, a raucous and moving close to the concert

The Program

  • Adolphus Hailstork | An American Fanfare
  • Ludwig van Beethoven |Military March: “Zapfenstreich”
  • Charles Gounod |Petite Symphonie
  • Kathryn Bostic | Portrait of a Peaceful Warrior
  • Kurt Weill |Kleine Dreigroschenmusik