John Adams, guest conductor

Friday, October 17, 2014 7:30PM
Woolsey Hall

John Adams, guest conductor

Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale

Stravinsky: Orpheus

Adams: Absolute Jest for string quartet and orchestra, featuring the Brentano String Quartet

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major

Adams has described Absolute Jest as “the most extended experience in pure ‘invention’ that I’ve ever undertaken… a thrilling lesson in counterpoint, in thematic transformation and formal design.”

Watch live online.

This program will also be performed in New York on October 19 as part of the Yale in New York concert series.
Details and tickets here.