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San Diego Symphony – Tao Plays Tchaikovsky
November 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
JAVIER ÁLVAREZ – Brazos de niebla (Arms of Mist), based on text by Juan Felipe Herrera
(World premiere commissioned by the SDSO)
TCHAIKOVSKY – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
The unique commissioned work that opens this program brings together Mexican composer Javier Álvarez and genre-crossing United States Poet Laureate Juan Filipe Herrera. The work will be scored for orchestra, narrator and four vihuelas. The concert also features brilliant young pianist/composer Conrad Tao performing Piotr Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto.
Conrad Tao was called one of “5 Classical Music Faces to Watch this Season” in a recent New York Times article!
Note: This “Rush Hour 2.0” concert begins at 6:30pm and runs less than 90 minutes with no intermission. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability are subject to change.