Markus Stenz, Principal Guest Conductor
Jonathan Carney, violin
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 quest for an idyllic dream of Scotland.
Hear the stories behind the music in Off The Cuff.