Brahms’ Symphony No. 2.
Friday, March 11, 2022, 7:30 pm
First United Methodist Church, Portland
Sunday, March 13, 2022, 3 pm
Mt. Hood Community College Theatre, Gresham
Ann van Bever, oboe
Steve Gordon, clarinet
Alicia Charlton, bass clarinet
Mark Grafe, saxophone
Margaret McShea, bassoon
REYNALDO HAHN Á Chloris
SLATE WILSON Fantasy for Reed Quintet, String Orchestra, and Harp
DEBUSSY Petite Suite
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2
Though his other symphonies are known for their brooding introspection, all is well in Brahms’ pastoral Second Symphony, which shines with the light, airy radiance of the Alpine countryside.