Sibelius, Strauss anchor 2014-’15 seasonFeb 8, 2014
The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra's 2014-15 season first took shape 150 years ago in a sleepy Finnish city, in a cultured German capital and on the bloody battlefields of the United States of America.
The town of Hämeenlinna produced Jean Sibelius, whose towering Fifth Symphony and seductive Violin Concerto will be highlights in the Classics Series. Munich nurtured young Richard Strauss; his exuberant "Ein Heldenleben," dramatic "Don Quixote" and boisterous "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme" also anchor programs.
Full Article at Charlotte Observer