Artists

La Scala Brass Quintet

Program

Nikolai Rimski-Korsakow

Procession of the Nobles from "Mlada" (Cortège)

Vincenzo Bellini

Mira, o Norma / See, o Norma (Duet Norma / Adalgisa from "Norma")

Giuseppe Verdi

Fantasia on Themes from the Opera "Rigoletto" (Arrangement for Brass Quintet)

Leonard Bernstein

Dance Suite

Eugène Bozza

Sonatina for Brass Quintet

Davide Sanson

Saltimbanchi

Duration: c.: 1h 15m

The world’s most famous opera house comes to the Pierre Boulez Saal—in the form of a brass quintet. The five musicians from Milan’s Teatro alla Scala perform arrangements from operas by Verdi, Bellini, and Rimsky-Korsakov as well as compositions by Davide Sanson and Eugène Bozza. Also on the -program: Leonard Bernstein’s Dance Suite, the composer’s last completed work, heard here in the year of his 100th birthday.