SPCO live concert broadcast this Friday

March 13, 2014

St. Paul, Minn. — Tune in Friday, March 14, at 10:30 a.m. to hear a live, daytime concert broadcast by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Conductor Scott Yoo leads the SPCO and pianist Ingrid Fliter in Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Strauss.

Be sure to follow @ClassicalMPR on Twitter for live updates and photos from the show. And send your questions for the pre-concert chat with retired SPCO violinist Thomas Kornacker and Classical MPR's Music Director Rex Levang using the form below.

Concert Program

Felix Mendelssohn
The Hebrides Overture
Scott Yoo, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 2
Scott Yoo, conductor Ingrid Fliter, piano

Richard Strauss
Suite from Le Bourgeois gentilhomme
Scott Yoo, conductor

Mendelssohn's The Hebrides Overture invites listeners to this program of lively and colorful works. The excitement continues as internationally recognized pianist Ingrid Fliter makes her long overdue SPCO debut with a performance of Beethoven's captivating Second Piano Concerto. The program concludes with Strauss's Suite from Le Bourgeois gentilhomme.

Send us your questions
Ahead of Friday's pre-concert chat, what questions do you have? Participate by sending us your questions using the form below.

Note about the concert: Edo de Waart has regretfully had to withdraw from this week's concerts due to a debilitating back condition that is preventing him from traveling and conducting. Scott Yoo has graciously agreed to step in and conduct this week's concerts.

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