April 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm PDT
OMP gives voice to two composers who overcame barriers created by prevailing attitudes of the time toward women: Emilie Mayer, the greatest German female composer of the Romantic period, and Jessie Montgomery, whose “wildly colorful” works have made their mark at a major turning point in history. In between, acclaimed violinist Chee-Yun brings her perspective to Haydn’s Italian-inspired C Major violin concerto.
Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major*
Mayer: String Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 14 (arr. for string orchestra by Kelly Kuo)**