Saratoga Springs, NY

Sunday, August 20, 3:00 PM at SPA Little Theatre-SPAC

CMS goes on Tour to Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY.

French Virtuosity

With stunning instrumental fireworks, this program captures the vibrancy of the French musical scene at the turn of the century. Caplet’s chilling musical narration of "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe (the author revered by both Debussy and Ravel) is surrounded by classics of the French Impressionist period.


  • Debussy Danse sacrée et Danse profane for Harp, Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Bass (1904)
  • Ravel Sonata for Violin and Piano (1923-27)
  • Caplet Conte fantastique for Harp, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello (1922-23)
  • Chausson Concerto in D major for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21 (1889-91)