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November 16, 2013 | Concert

  • Historic Dumbarton Church 3133 Dumbarton Street, NW Washington, DC USA (map)

Tales from the Vienna Woods

PostClassical Ensemble kicks off the new season with TALES FROM THE VIENNA WOODS at Dumbarton Church.

Join PCE, pianist Benjamin Pasternack, and soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot for an evening of Johann Strauss’s most beloved waltzes in a variety of scintillating transformations – including chamber-orchestra transcriptions, Adolf Schulz-Evler’s spectacular solo piano paraphrase of The Blue Danube, and operetta selections by Strauss and Lehar.

Jennifer Casey Cabot and Benjamin Pasternack

Jennifer Casey Cabot and Benjamin Pasternack

PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez
Benjamin Pasternack, piano
Jennifer Casey Cabot, soprano

Johann Strauss’s most beloved waltzes in a variety of scintillating transformations—including a chamber-orchestra version of Emperor Waltz as lovingly transcribed by Arnold Schoenberg, and Adolf Schulz-Evler’s spectacular solo piano paraphrase of The Blue Danube performed by Benjamin Pasternack. Also in the program: Soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot sings “Vilja” from Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow and other operetta favorites.

When: Saturday, November 16, 2013 | 8:00 pm
Where: Historic Dumbarton Church | 3133 Dumbarton Street, NW | Washington, DC
Tickets: Please register online at dumbartonconcerts.org and box office at 202-965-2000

Earlier Event: November 15
November 15, 2013 | Concert
Later Event: November 21
November 21, 2013 | Lecture