Spring with Copland & Schumann: Musical Awakenings 
ESO Classics

Spring with Copland & Schumann: Musical Awakenings 

Conducted by Michael Stern
February 10 - 12 2:00 PM / 7:30 PM

To bring a ray of spring sunshine to your world, conductor Michael Stern presents Schumann’s delightful Spring Symphony and Aaron Copland’s beloved Appalachian Spring. Concertmaster Robert Uchida steps into the solo spotlight to perform Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2, complete with soaring melodies, rollicking folk dance episodes, and plenty of violin pyrotechnics to heat up the stage.

You are invited to attend a Prelude presentation before the Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11 concerts, starting at 6:45 PM in the Upper Circle Lobby (3rd Floor). Attendees are in for a special treat, as musicologist D.T. Baker will interview Artistic Advisor Michael Stern. Learn more about what to expect during this exciting concert from the conductor himself!

Program to include:

Copland Appalachian Spring
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2
Schumann Symphony No. 1 "Spring"

Program subject to change.

Digital Program


Michael Stern, Conductor
Robert Uchida, Violin

31 - Admission Policy - Div Well Style

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39 - Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.