Concert Review Paper

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I attended Morlot Conducts Brahms 1, in part of the 2014-2015 Lilly Classical Series at Hilbert Circle Theatre. I originally was scheduled to see Copland and Gershwin with Michael Morgan, a fellow student in this class but had to cancel due to an illness that put me in the hospital. So I bought tickets to see the Conductor Laureate Raymond Leppard, but he had to cancel due to health issues. The concert I attended was downtown, and I live downtown so the drive wasn’t far at all. I used Hilbert’s valet service that cost me $15 but I was worth it that way I wouldn’t have to waste any time looking for parking. Once I got into the building there was a little room located to the right between two sets of doors, I picked up my tickets there and entered the main lobby, there was a lot of people there, I noticed that most people were with larger groups, so I felt a little out of place because I was standing alone. I walked around and looked at the different tables that were set up with informational brochures. Once they opened the doors to the stage area the concert that was being held before, the Children’s Symphony, was released and we could go in and take our seats. As soon as I entered the area I was astonished, it was beautiful. Once I sat down I waited about 5 minutes then the concert began. I heard cymbals, tubas, French horns, trombones, bassoons, violas, cellos, violins, bass drums, timpani, violins, and many others. This whole concert was SCARY! My heart was racing almost the entire time. I don’t think I could have chosen a better concert to go to! I really enjoyed the cadenzas in the second movement. It was a nice break from the intensity of the rest of the music. I have never attended a concert so this will be my determining factor for how I judge other concerts and it defiantly set the bar high! Ludovic Morlot was the…...

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