“Time and Space” Sinfonia closes its 33rd Season with “Time and Space,” a program of music spanning three Centuries and six Nations! This far-ranging concert will take place on Friday evening, May 31, at 7:30 p.m., in the striking All Souls’ Episcopal Church, 1475 Catalina Blvd., in Point Loma.
- 18th Century
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G Minor
Features Music Teachers Competition Winner Dasha Zerboni.
Mozart: Overture to “Don Giovani”
This famous overture previews music from the opera, including the haunting graveyard scene.
- 19th Century
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
The Sinfonia gets a jump on the worldwide 2020 celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the composer’s birth with this energetic work.
Kalinnikov: Intermezzo No. 1
Admired by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, the short-lived composer left only two symphonies (No. 1 given its San Diego premiere by the Sinfonia) and some smaller works, like this evocative Intermezzo.
- 20th Century
Sibelius: Valse Triste
Originally part of the incidental music for the play Kuolema, this evanescent work is far better known as a separate concert piece, and from appearances in film.
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Originally a movement from his String Quartet, the expanded Adagio has become one of the best-loved of 20th-Century works, used for many state occasions as well as in film.