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CCO World Premiere

Saturday, March 22, 2025 at 7:30 PM

Ford Hall, Ithaca College

Join the CCO for the Season Finale, and see and hear how art over the ages translates, impresses and inspires. The program begins with a world premiere CCO commission by emerging local composer, Seare Farhat, then explores the vibrant interplay between Judith Weir’s music and Paul Klee’s dynamic brush strokes, and offers Thomas Ada’s 21st Century take on the Baroque. The evening culminates with Beethoven’s mighty Eroica Symphony, promising an unforgettable conclusion to the season.


Seare Farhat, Composer

Guillaume Pirard, Conductor

  • THOMAS ADES:  Three Studies from Couperin

  • SEARE FARHAT:  CCO Commission World Premiere

  • JUDITH WEIR:  Heroic Strokes of the Bow (Heroische Bogenstriche)

  • BEETHOVEN:  Symphony no. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica”

Pre-Concert chat with Maestro Pirard and Seare Farhat will start 1 hour before the concert


Seare Farhat, Composer

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