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Season Concert

At Home with Alex

Alex Klein, oboe
BSO Chamber Musicians
April 11, 2021
1:00 pm


JS Bach | “Courante” from Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
JS Bach | “Gigue” from Cello Suite No.4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010
CPE Bach
| Sonata for Solo Oboe in A minor
JS Bach | “Sarabande” from Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
JS Bach
| “Gigue” from Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Patricia Morehead
| “Meditation & Exultation”
JS Bach
| “Prelude” from Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
| String Trio No. 5 in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3 feat. BSO Musicians David Bean, Michael Neville, and Samantha Sinai
IV. Finale-Presto
| Vision of a Starry Night feat. BSO Musicians Deborah Arthur, Melanie Sehman, and Jill Whitman

Of Note

Principal oboe of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for a decade.

2002 Grammy Award winner!

Plays on an F. Lorée Royal oboe made to his specifications by the Maison Lorée in Paris.

Artistic Director of FEMUSC (Santa Catarina Music Festival, Brazil).

Canadian composer Patricia Morehead is also an oboist.

Composer Alan Hovhaness was Composer in Residence for the Seattle Symphony starting in the late 1960s and then became a resident of Seattle.

What can we say about Alex Klein that hasn’t already been said? This is an unparalleled opportunity to experience an oboe legend, up close and personal, from the comfort of your living room. Mr. Klein exceeds our abilities to praise him. You won’t want to miss this!

Dr. Ryan Dudenbostel’s informative and engaging Pre-Concert Lecture about the program will air at 12:00 PM here on our website.

Discover More

WATCH: Living the Classical Life with Alex Klein.

READ: Chicago Arts & Culture's The Improbable Encore.

READ: The Life and Work of Alex Klein book by Dr. Ramon Mendes (Spanish and English versions available).