MONTGOMERY Strum ESTILO Conflict Concerto BRAGATOGraciela y Buenos Aires POPPER Requiem BRAHMS Symphony No. 3
Stilian Kirov, Conductor Matthew Lipman, Viola Emily Lewis Mantell, Cello Sonia Mantell, Cello
This evening’s string-led program will be a lofty celebration of the life and talents of the late, longtime IPO principal violist Matthew Mantell. Taking center stage to celebrate Mantell will be his student and accomplished violist Matthew Lipman along with Mantell’s surviving wife & daughter, cellists Emily Lewis Mantell & Sonia Mantell. Lipman has been praised by The New York Times for his “rich tone and elegant phrasing.” Sonia Mantell is a cellist with the Minnesota Orchestra while Emily Lewis Mantell is a former principal & current section cellist with IPO.