Annual Chancellor's Concert featuring the WU Choirs, Orchestra, and Ryan Wahidi, bass

Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished” (1828)                Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)

I. Allegro Moderato

Bass Concerto No. 2 (1845)                                 Giovanni Bottesini (1821 – 1889)

I. Allegro Moderato

Mass No. 3 in Bb (1815)                                        Franz Schubert


Ryan Wahidi is a sophomore studying physics in the College of Arts and Sciences. A Creve Coeur, MO, native, Ryan has been playing the double bass for 6 years. He has been a member of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America for their 2015 and 2016 seasons, performing at Carnegie Hall twice and touring China and Europe under the batons of Charles Dutoit, Christoph Eschenbach, and Valery Gergiev while also accompanying pianists Emmanuel Ax, Denis Matsuev, and YUNDI. He was also a member of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra for 3 years, and performed with ASTA’s National High School Honors Orchestra as principal bassist. Currently, Ryan is a member of the WUSTL Symphony Orchestra and chamber ensembles. In his spare time he plays the cello, accompanied by Mary Sutherland, at the Siteman Cancer Center.