Two Romantic era giants are spotlighted on this evening of majestic melodies. First, the Conservatory Concerto Competition winner conquers the keys in Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto, followed by a performance Schubert’s spirited “Great” symphony.
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”) SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9 (“The Great”)
Passion runs high in this program combining Lili Boulanger’s foreboding final composition, Rachmaninoff’s soulful second piano concerto, and the vibrant art gallery stroll that is Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
BOULANGER D’un Soir Triste RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 MUSSORGSKY, arr. RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition
This concert of musical poetry features folklore and fancy. Two tone poems tell the stories of Don Juan and Peruvian spirits while a waltzing ballet from Ravel and Korngold’s soaring violin concert evoke feelings of romance and whimsy.
GABRIELA LENA FRANK Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra KORNGOLD Violin Concerto in D Major STRAUSS Don Juan RAVEL La valse