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January 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pmFree - No Cost
Hear the World Premiere of Dr. Anthony Scelba’s recent transcriptions for string quintet of five of the 24 Preludes and Fugues for Piano by Dmitri Shostakovich, originally written in 1950-51.
Charles Pikler, the recently-retired principal viola of the Chicago Symphony, will join members of the Omaha Symphony for a performance of a string quintet written in 1831 by Georges Onslow, a French composer of British descent; and the Metamorphosen for seven strings, written in the closing months of WWII by German composer Richard Strauss.
Performers are Anne Nagosky, violin; Elizabeth Furuta, violin; Brian Sherwood, viola; Charles Pikler, viola; Tim Strang, cello; Gregory Clinton, cello; and Bill Ritchie, double bass.