Wagner's Quest

Thu, Oct 5, 2017 8:00 PM
Sun, Oct 8, 2017 3:00 PM

Markus Stenz, Principal Guest Conductor 
Jonathan Carney, violin
Alfred Walker, bass-baritone

Mendelssohn // The Hebrides Overture Listen Now
Bruch // Scottish Fantasy Listen Now
Wagner // Selections from Parsifal Listen Now

The elusive Holy Grail is a metaphor for desires beyond reach. In Wagner’s retelling of Parsifal, the young knight’s quest is a heroic search for forgiveness and reconciliation. BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney’s violin soars in Bruch’s idyllic dream of Scotland.

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