Chamber Musicians of La Scala

7 May 2018

Homage to Leonard Bernstein on the 100th anniversary of his birth 

Conductor Wilson Hermanto
Violin Francesco Manara
Cello Giovanni Sollima
Clarinet Fabrizio Meloni
Acting Voice Antonio Albanese

PROGRAMME

Aaron Copland Three Latin-American Sketches
Leonard Bernstein

from Serenade (from Platone's Simposio)

Fedro and Pausania

Agatone

Socrate and Alcibiade

for violin, harp, percussions and strings

 

from Mass

Tre meditazioni

for cello, organ, piano, percussions, harp and strings

Giovanni Sollima

L'uomo che prega

for cello, acting voice and chamber orchestra

Text by Michele Serra, dedicated to Leonard Bernstein 

Cameristi della Scala Commission

(world première)

Samuel Barber Adagio for strings
Leonard Bernstein

Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

for clarinet and orchestra

(arr. Lukas Foss)