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Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons of Kansas

Jan 27
8 PM
Jan 29
3 PM
Century II Concert Hall

Daniel Hege, Conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
Larry Schwarm, Kansas Landscape Photographer

HANDEL Water Music Suite
BACH Orchestral Suite No. 3
VIVALDI The Four Seasons with Kansas landscape photography

Vivaldi’s popular Four Seasons meets the photographic landscapes of acclaimed Kansas artist and Wichita State University Professor Larry Schwarm in this musical and visual mash-up. This  Four Seasons of Kansas photographic montage projected above the orchestra brings life to Vivaldi’s masterpiece as performed by the incomparable violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Together with Handel’s Water Music and Bach’s sumptuous Third Orchestral Suite that includes the famous Air on a G String, it’s a rare visit by the WSO to the glorious period of Baroque music you won’t want to miss!

These concerts are made possible in part by the generous support of
Alan and Sharon Fearey
Drs. Daniel and Martha Housholder
Sondra M. Langel and Richard D. Smith
Textron Aviation

Rachel Barton Pine

About Rachel Barton Pine

Celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classical and contemporary works, her performances combine her innate gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research. She plays with passion and conviction across an extensive repertoire, thrilling audiences with her dazzling technique, lustrous tone, and infectious joy in music-making. Learn more at

"An exciting, boundary-defying performer – Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.”

– The Washington Post

Arrive Early for Concert Talks

If you’d like to learn more about the music in our concert programs, Concert Talks are just what you need! Before every Classics Concert, the Wichita Symphony Orchestra will present pre-concert talks which help prepare you and deepen your understanding of the music to be performed in the program. Sometimes our guest soloists even join Maestro Hege for a discussion of their concerto collaboration! Free to all ticket holders, Concert Talks take place in the Concert Hall one hour prior to each Classics performance.

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