Featured Artist: Laura Dangerfield Stevens, flute
Western Piedmont Symphony’s principal flute Laura Dangerfield Stevens opens the evening with the delightful Orchestral Suite No. 2 by Bach. Then, the orchestra dives into the masterful Fifth Symphony by Mahler, featuring the adored Adagietto, Mahler’s declaration of love to his wife, Alma.
Bach, J.S. Orchestral Suite No. 2, BWV 1067
Mahler, G. Symphony No. 5, in C-sharp minor
II. Stürmisch bewegt, mit größter Vehemenz
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Mahler, G. Symphony No. 5 (cont.)
IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam
V. Rondo-Finale. Allegro – Allegro giocoso. Frisch
About the Artist:
Laura Dangerfield Stevens is the Lecturer of Flute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a member of the Carolina Wind Quintet, UNC’s longest continuously active faculty ensemble in the department’s history. She has served as the principal flutist of the Western Piedmont Symphony since 2002 and has been a member of the Salisbury Symphony since 2000.