Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts some of music’s all-time great overtures—dramatic and evocative curtain-raisers that capture us from the first note. Lust-filled, hell-bound lothario Don Giovanni comes to life in Mozart’s famed Overture, and Beethoven’s Egmont Overture offers a stirring journey from tragedy to triumph. Scotland so inspired Mendelssohn that he set his feelings to music in The Hebrides, which conjures imagery of breathtaking landscapes and sea-swept cliffs. The concerts close with Weber’s expressive and ultra-Romantic Der Freischütz Overture.

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor

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May 14
Friday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
May 15
Saturday, 8:00 PM
at Jones Hall
May 16
Sunday, 2:30 PM
at Jones Hall


MONTEVERDI/C. HARMON Toccata from Orfeo
HANDEL Overture to Music for the Royal Fireworks
MOZART Overture to Don Giovanni
BEETHOVEN Overture to Egmont
MENDELSSOHN Die Hebriden (The Hebrides)
WEBER Overture to Der Freischütz


THE 2021–22 SEASON

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