Strings of War

October 1 – 2, 1999

Alternate Title The Century: Program I: Strings of War
Country of Origin United States
Description The opening weekend of the 1999-2000 season. This season, Robert Spano and the Brooklyn Philharmonic will present five programs of music inspired by defining events and issues of this tumultuous century, beginning this weekend with Strings of War, three composers' anguished reactions to the ravages of World War II.

R. Strauss Metamorphosen, a study for 23 solo strings
Bartók Divertimento for String Orchestra
Shostakovich Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a, after String Quartet No. 8
Identifier 1999f.01034
Season Fall 1999
VenueBAM Strong (Majestic, BAM Majestic, BAM Harvey Theater, The Rudin Family Gallery)
conductorRobert Spano
lighting designerMatthew Frey
visual artistAnne C. Patterson