Fortissimos thread together the playful spirit of fireflies and Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 along with Franck’s remarkable Symphony in D minor. Our musical friends, composer David Biedenbender and Trombonist Ava Ordman bring us a joyful Trombone Concerto inspired by the composers’ children chasing fireflies while Franck’s dazzling Symphony in D Minor is “nothing but pure music.” Throw in a beautiful Mozart Symphony and you have an afternoon of complete musical bliss.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 35 “Haffner” (1782)
David Biedenbender Their Eyes Are Fireflies (Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra)(2018)
César Franck Symphony in D minor (1888)