Markus Stenz, Principal Guest Conductor
Jonathan Carney, violin
Alfred Walker, bass-baritone
Mendelssohn // The Hebrides Overture
Bruch // Scottish Fantasy
Wagner // Selections from Parsifal
The elusive Holy Grail is a metaphor for desires beyond reach. In Wagner’s retelling of Parsifal, the young knight’s quest is a heroic search for forgiveness and reconciliation. BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney’s violin soars in Bruch’s idyllic dream of Scotland.
Hear the stories behind the music in Off The Cuff.