Updated March 9, 2020: In response to domestic coronavirus developments, Stanford University is strongly discouraging all large-scale university gatherings of 150 people or more, effective March 4 through April 15. Stanford Live, in compliance with the university’s decision, is moving to cancel large-scale performances within this time frame. This performance has been canceled—read more.
The sensational Vivaldi virtuoso Alana Youssefian joins the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (PBO) for a romantic whirl with Mendelssohn’s impassioned concerto, lushly cushioned by the rousing overture to Cherubini’s first Parisian opera, and the expansive optimism of Schubert’s last completed symphony, considered to be his finest piece for orchestra. Let PBO’s gut strings pull your heartstrings into a warm, reflective embrace of historically-informed Romanticism.