Guided Listening sessions with JoAnna Cochenet help listeners better understand well-known works and lesser-known treasures of the orchestral, chamber orchestra, and opera repertory. This session’s topic is Dumbarton Oaks Concerto in Eb for Chamber Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky.
Closely examine different music in each session through clues and information left by the composer and inferred from the composer’s life, performance practice, and other historical and relative means. Discover more about this unique piece and its connection to the Washington, D.C. area.
Please listen to the piece at least once before coming to the session to help prepare your ears and thoughts for the conversation about the work.
This recording will get you started: