Rogue Valley Symphony

William Tell Overture

MASTERWORKS I

We open the season with the most recognizable overture of all time and
Grammy Award-winning double bassist Edgar Meyer performs his original composition

Date, Time, and Location

Fri, Sep 27, 2024

7:30 PM – Ashland

Sat, Sep 28, 2024

3:00 PM – Medford

Sun, Sep 29, 2024

 3:00 PM – Grants Pass

Performance Duration

RVS Ticket Perks

What's Interesting About This Concert

  • “Hi-yo, Silver! Away!” Rossini’s William Tell Overture is best known for being featured as the theme song for the radio and television series The Lone Ranger.

  • In 2024 Meyer received his sixth and seventh Grammy Awards for a collaborative recording “As We Speak” with Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Rakesh Chaurasia. The recording won Best Contemporary Album and Best Global Music Performance.

  • Seven-time Grammy Award winner Edgar Meyer is the only bassist to be awarded the Avery Fisher Prize in addition to a MacArthur Award. The Avery Fisher Prize is an award given to American musicians for outstanding achievement in classical music.

The Program

ROSSINI

William Tell Overture

BOTTESINI

Bass Concerto No. 2
Edgar Meyer, double bass

MEYER

Bass Concerto No. 1
Edgar Meyer, double bass

COPLAND

Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

Featured Artists

Martin Majkut

Music Director

Edgar Meyer

Double Bass

What you'll hear

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