Concert Performances

Rodion Shchedrin’s Carmen Suite (After Bizet’s Opera)

The Orchestra Now (TŌN), conducted by Zachary Schwartzman, performs Rodion Shchedrin‘s Carmen Suite (After Bizet’s Opera) in a livestreamed, physically distanced concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on March 20, 2021.

0:15 Introduction
1:46 Dance
4:12 First Intermezzo
5:11 Changing of the Guard
7:10 Carmen’s Entrance and Habanera
10:33 Scene
16:32 Second Intermezzo
20:13 Bolero
21:41 Torero
24:47 Torero and Carmen
29:08 Adagio
34:34 Fortune-Telling
38:58 Finale

Rodion Shchedrin
Born: 12/16/1932 in Moscow

Written: 1967, at age 34
Ballet Premiered: 4/20/1967 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow

Concert notes by TŌN percussionist Luis Herrera Albertazzi.