Opening Concert: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons

Saturday, June 15 • 7:30 pm
Sandra Levine Theatre
Sarah Belk Gambrell Center for the Arts and Civic Engagement
Queens University of Charlotte

2319 Wellesley Avenue, Charlotte

Johann Sebastian BACH | Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083
Antonio VIVALDI | “The Four Seasons” (Le quattro stagioni)
   Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, “Spring” (La primavera)
   Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315, “Summer” (L’estate)
   Concerto No. 3 in F major, Op. 8, RV 293, “Autumn” (L’autunno)
   Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, “Winter” (L’inverno)

Click here for the text & translation for Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 >

Aisslinn Nosky, violin
Sponsored by Anonymous

Members of Bach Akademie Charlotte Choir & Orchestra
Vocal Fellows

Premium Reserved Seating: $60
General Admission: $35
"30&Under" (ages 18–30) General Admission: $15
Under 18: Free

Soloist sponsored by Robin McCoy

This concert is dedicated in memory of Rachel Martin Porter.

Parking Information:
The Gambrell Center is located at the corners of Wellesley and Selwyn Avenues in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina at 2319 Wellesley Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274 (Google Map).

Parking for Sarah Belk Gambrell Center, including Sandra Levine Theatre, is located in the North Parking Deck, which is accessible from Wellesley Avenue via the driveway next to the Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation. It is the second deck located on the right side of the driveway.

Limited disabled parking and loading/drop-off are located at the building’s entrance at 2319 Wellesley Avenue.

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The Gambrell Center is handicapped accessible. Patrons requiring the elevator are advised to arrive early. Physical Assist animals are welcome.

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Composed in 1718−1720, Antonio Vivaldi's best-known work, the four violin concertos known as the The Four Seasons, was a revolution in musical conception. One of the earliest and most detailed examples of what we now call program music, Vivaldi represented flowing creeks, singing birds, a shepherd and his barking dog, buzzing flies, storms, drunken dancers, hunting parties, frozen landscapes, and warm winter fires.

Handel and Haydn Society concertmaster and Bach Akademie Charlotte Artistic Leader Aisslinn Nosky solos and leads members of the Bach Akademie Charlotte Orchestra in this brilliant tour de force. Appointed Concertmaster of the Handel and Haydn Society in 2011, Aisslinn's fierce passion for early music and skill as a soloist, director, and conductor has generated robust appreciation by press and audiences alike. Hailed as “superb” by The New York Times and “a fearsomely powerful musician” by The Toronto Star, widespread demand for Aisslinn’s artistry and leadership continues to grow.

Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden (Cancel, Highest, my sins, or: Lord, annul all my transgressions), BWV 1083, is a sacred vocal composition by Johann Sebastian Bach. It is an arrangement that Bach made in the 1740s of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater from 1736, slightly expanding the orchestral material.

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