Friday, April 5, 2019—CAMA Presents Royal Scottish National Orchestra—International Series at The Granada Theatre—Santa Barbara, CA—8:00 PM


FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019, 8:00 PM CAMA Presents Royal Scottish National Orchestra Thomas Søndergård, Music Director Olga Kern, piano Since its founding in 1891, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra has played an integral role in the musical life of its namesake country, including performing at the opening ceremony of the Scottish Parliament building in 2004. Known originally as the Scottish Orchestra, the ensemble was awarded Royal Patronage in 1977. Today the orchestra is led by the brilliant Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård serving his first season as music director. The RSNO program will feature symphonies by Sibelius and Prokofiev and also will celebrate Rachmaninoff’s 100th Anniversary in the US with a performance of his Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with Russian-American piano soloist Olga Kern, the first woman to receive the Gold Medal at the prestigious Van Cliburn Piano Competition, back in 2001. PROGRAM: Jean Sibelius: Symphony No.7 in C major, Op.105 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43 Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No.5 in B-flat major, Op.100 PRE-CONCERT LECTURE BY ROBERT KOENIG, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Music, UC Santa Barbara Lecture will begin at 7:00 PM; doors to The Granada Theatre will open for the lecture at 6:45 PM. Lecture seating is limited to the first 100 patrons. First come, first served. #####

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