Festival del Sole 2006

Performances

July 2006

On Tour

16 Sun

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Mozart
"Overture" from Le Nozze di Figaro
"Voi che sapete" from Le Nozze di Figaro
"E Amore un ladroncello" from Cosi fan tutte
Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto
Bizet
"Overture" from Carmen
"L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Habanera) from Carmen
"Pres des remparts de Seville" (Seguidilla) from Carmen
Tchaikovsky
"Fantasy Overture" from Romeo and Juliet
Conductor:

Alan Gilbert

Guest Artists:

Anne Sofie Von Otter, Mezzo soprano

Joshua Bell, Violin

Festival del Sole 2006

On Tour

19 Wed

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Berlioz
"Devant la maison" from La Damnation de Faust
Gounod
"Vous qui faites" from Faust
Boito
"Ecco il mondo" from Mefistofele
Offenbach
"Ah, que j'aime les militaires" from La Grande Duchesse du Gerolstein
Thomas
"Connais-tu le pays" from Mignon
Berlioz
Selected songs from Les Nuits d'Été
Rodgers & Hammerstein
"People Will Say We're in Love" from Oklahoma
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Frederica Von Stade, Mezzo soprano

Samuel Ramey, Bass

Festival del Sole 2006

On Tour

21 Fri

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Ravel
Mother Goose Suite
Szymanowski
Sinfonia Concertante
Sibelius
Violin Concerto
Ravel
Daphnis Suite #2
Conductor:

Stéphane Denève

Guest Artists:

Nikolaj Znaider, Violin

Piotr Anderszewski, Piano

Festival del Sole 2006

On Tour

22 Sat

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Dvorak
Serenade for string orchestra in E major, Op. 22
Mozart
Piano Concerto K. 488
Vivaldi
Four Seasons
Guest Artists:

Sarah Chang, Violin

Piotr Anderszewski, Piano

Festival del Sole 2006

On Tour

23 Sun

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Dvorak
Cello Concerto
R. Strauss
Don Juan
R. Strauss
Vier Letzte Lieder
Conductor:

Stéphane Denève

Guest Artists:

Christine Brewer, Soprano

Nina Kotova, Cello

Festival del Sole 2006

What They’re Saying

"I saw the greatest orchestra in the world play Friday night. If you think that's hyperbole, ask anyone who was in Yardley Hall that night. The Russian National Orchestra is the Rolls-Royce of orchestras, no ordinary ensemble."

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