Led by Bay Atlantic Symphony's Music Director Jed Gaylin, Passion and Fire features Schumann's Cello Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat op. 55. Led by Music Director Jed Gaylin, the Bay Atlantic Symphony is celebrating its 13th Symphony by the Sea season in Avalon. Our summer events will not be ticketed.

From the Bay Atlantic Symphony:

August 17 presents two powerful classics: Schumann’s Cello Concerto is bursting with love, song, and ardent passion. Back by popular demand is the magnificent Christine Lamprea as soloist for this most lovingly intimate of concertos. Her Dvorak concerto several years ago brought down the house for its passion and honesty.

In contrast, Beethoven’s Eroïca Symphony is hard-driving and electric. Instead of a graceful song for a slow movement we have a fierce confrontation. As if to say, life is full of difficulty, but still we celebrate; the third movement is rollicking. This joy explodes in the last movement. In fact, the outer movements are on fire with energy and optimism. No work more encompasses the exhilaration of humans at their most positive, passionate, and transcendent. Beethoven’s Eroica is a work audiences can’t wait to hear—we can’t wait to share in Avalon!