Giddy up!

April 8, we welcome back Principal Guest Conductor Mark Mast to the Queen City of the Plains with a hearty howdy! Two nuggets kick off the evening — Variations on a Cowboy Tune by colorful Coloradan Cecil Effinger, trailed by Tom Taylor’s bluegrass lark, Big Basin Breakdown. We ride off into the sunset with Johannes Brahms’ first symphony — a work that took two decades to wrangle but left the composer ridin’ high in the saddle.

Cecil Effinger
Variations on a Cowboy Tune

Tom Taylor
Big Basin Breakdown

Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 1

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