MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 8:15 pm
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
Renaud Capuçon, violin
BRAHMS Symphony No. 1
As the capital and most populous city in its province, Utrecht is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation and is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands with a population of 330,772. Utrecht’s ancient city center features many buildings and structures several dating as far back as the High Middle Ages. Due to its central position within the country, it is an important transport hub for both rail and road transport, and it boasts the second highest number of cultural events in the Netherlands, after Amsterdam.
Known as the “musical city within a city”, The TivoliVredenburg is a contemporary music complex located in Utrecht, Netherlands. The venue consists of five halls designed acoustically for specific music genres. It’s a seen as a modern architectural masterpiece, and is a true multicultural hub for a variety of artistic events. The Great Hall, intended for symphonic and classical music, is a holdover from an older concert hall that has been refurbished and finely tuned for acoustical clarity.