S1E6: In the first of four concerts celebrating Beethoven 250, WSO Music Director Robert Franz explores the genius of Ludwig van Beethoven and his String Quartet No. 11 Op. 95 arranged for string orchestra by Gustav Mahler. Beethoven had a profound understanding of all the orchestral instruments, leading to incredible compositions including his Trio for Two Oboes and English Horn Op. 87. Meet the soloists as Oboists Graham Mackenzie and Ron Cohen Mann, and English Horn Faith Scholfield join Maestro Franz in conversation.

 

RELEASE DATE: November 7, 2020

 

FEATURING
Robert Franz, Conductor

Graham Mackenzie, Oboe

Ron Cohen Mann, Oboe

Faith Scholfield, English Horn

 

MUSIC

Trio for Two Oboes and English Horn, Op. 87 by Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet, Op. 95 “Serioso” by Ludwig van Beethoven arr. By Gustav Mahler

 

FEATURED LOCATION: House seating in the Captiol Theatre, Windsor, ON