Folklore is the watchword for this colorful panoply of dance and melody. Superstar violinist Luosha Fang (Curtis), joins the Bay-Atlantic Symphony for Prokofievâ€™s treacherous Second Concerto ending in a diabolically warped witchâ€™s dance. Just as fiery is the conclusion to Mendelssohnâ€™s Italian Symphony, featuring a scorpion-stung tarantella. Woven amongst the adrenaline are some of the most haunting melodies from any continent.
Glinkaâ€”Kamarinskaya; Fantasy for Orchestra on Two Russian Folksongs
Prokofiev â€”Violin Concerto No. 2
Mendelssohnâ€”Symphony No. 4, Italian