Saturday, February 3, 2024 • 7:30 p.m.
Shorewood Performing Arts Center (17300 Fremont Ave N, Shoreline)
William White, conductor
Stephen Provine, violin
Johannes Brahms (1833–1897) / orch. Albert Parlow
Hungarian Dance No. 5
Robert Schumann (1810–1856)
Overture to Manfred, Op. 115
Clara Schumann (1819–1896) / orch. William C. White
Three Romances, Op. 22
— intermission —
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73
About the Concert
When Robert and Clara Schumann first met Johannes Brahms — then just 20 years old — they immediately recognized his immense gifts and took the young man under their wing, helping him to realize his full potential. In this concert, we’ll hear the results.
Violinist Stephen Provine is concertmaster of Harmonia and a former concertmaster of the Cascade Symphony. He holds a degree in computer science from Harvard University, where he was concertmaster of the Bach Society Orchestra and studied chamber music with Robert Levin. Mr. Provine grew up in the UK, studying with Richard Deakin, Lesley Hatfield and Harry Cawood. He has been a software engineer in the Developer Division at Microsoft for 22 years, where he currently works on engineering systems with a focus on supply chain security. He lives in Bellevue with his wife, two daughters and Bella, the cat.