Wagner's Quest


Markus Stenz, Principal Guest Conductor 
Jonathan Carney, violin
Stephen Powell, baritone

Mendelssohn // The Hebrides Overture
Bruch // Scottish Fantasy Listen Now
Wagner // Selections from Parsifal Listen Now

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.

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