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Mozart’s Linz Symphony and the Oud
May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
One event on May 20, 2019 at 7:30pm
Dirk Brossé, Conductor
Simon Shaheen, Oud
François-Adrien Boieldieu – Overture to Le Calife de Bagdad
Mozart – Symphony No. 36 “Linz”
Saint-Saëns – “Bacchanale” from Samson and Delilah
Simon Shaheen – Interlude: solo oud
Shaheen – Concerto in C minor for Oud*
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Sun, May 19, 2019 at 2:30 PM
Mon, May 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Simon Shaheen makes his Chamber Orchestra debut under the direction of Maestro Dirk Brossé.
A prominent Oud player of Western and Middle Eastern influence, Shaheen brings his own Concerto in C minor for Oud alongside Mozart’s “Linz” Symphony and Saint-Saëns breathtaking “Bacchanale” from Samson and Delilah newly orchestrated for Chamber Orchestra by COP/ACF’s Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence Andrea Clearfield.
Mozart, Shaheen, and Clearfield bring an amazing end to our season celebration of the human spirit.
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia continues our wildly popular post-concert program on Sundays. Please join our Music Director and/or our guest artists for informal and informative Q&A session following the matinée.
Concerts and Cocktails
Join us after our Monday evening performances at the Kimmel Center Encore Bar for Concert & Cocktails where you can mingle and get to know the Chamber Orchestra over cocktails at the bar! (cash bar)[/icon_box][/column]
**All Artists and Programs subject to change**