Monterey Symphony / Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 & Sibelius’ Violin Co – February 17-19


The Monterey Symphony opens its third program of the season with one of Arturo Toscanini’s favorite works: the Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven. The tragic story of Gaius Marcius Coriolanus – who unsuccessfully invaded Rome – was dramatized by both William Shakespeare and Viennese poet and author Heinrich Joseph von Collin.

Acclaimed violinist Sergej Krylov will dazzle audiences with his exhilarating performance of the Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op.47 by Jean Sibelius, the only concerto composed by the brilliant Finnish composer. Rounding out this program will be the legendary Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90 by Johannes Brahms, an audience favorite that has thrilled listeners since it premiered in 1883. Do not miss this opportunity to hear three monuments of musical perfection!

Sergej Krylov, born in Moscow, began playing violin at age 5 as the son of an outstanding violin maker, Alexander Krylov, and a famous Russian pianist and teacher, Liudmila Krylova. He performs with world-famous orchestras such as the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, and the Chamber Orchestra “Moscow Soloists,” among others. He was lauded by late conductor Mstislav Rostropovich as “one of the top five contemporary violinists”.

Friday February 17, 2017
7:30 p.m. (Salinas / Sherwood Hall)

Saturday February 18, 2017
8:00 p.m. (Carmel / Sunset Center)

Sunday February 19, 2017
3:00 p.m. (Carmel / Sunset Center)

Pre-Concert lectures are 30 minutes long and are 1 hour prior to each concert

Sherwood Hall – General Admission $25 / Students & Active Military $10
Sunset Center – Tier 1 – $80, Tier 2 – $60, Tier 3 – $40, Tier 4 – $30


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