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San Diego Symphony – Season Finale – Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos

San Diego Symphony – Season Finale – Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos

BERNSTEIN – Overture to Candide
POULENC – Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor
BRAHMS –  Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Edo de Waart, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, duo piano

Our Leonard Bernstein Centennial celebration concludes with “Lenny’s” quintessential curtain-raiser, the overture to Candide. Maestro de Waart welcomes Christina and Michelle Naughton, the most acclaimed piano duo on today’s classical circuit, for Francis Poulenc’s famous Concerto for Two Pianos, a charming and agreeable work with a strong suggestion of Mozart at its sparkling heart. Finally, the season closes with Johannes Brahms’ Second Symphony, a work of supreme control that grows from a focused, serious beginning to a wonderfully bright and brassy finale.

San Diego Symphony – Season Finale – Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos

San Diego Symphony – Season Finale – Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos

BERNSTEIN – Overture to Candide
POULENC – Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor
BRAHMS –  Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Edo de Waart, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, duo piano

Our Leonard Bernstein Centennial celebration concludes with “Lenny’s” quintessential curtain-raiser, the overture to Candide. Maestro de Waart welcomes Christina and Michelle Naughton, the most acclaimed piano duo on today’s classical circuit, for Francis Poulenc’s famous Concerto for Two Pianos, a charming and agreeable work with a strong suggestion of Mozart at its sparkling heart. Finally, the season closes with Johannes Brahms’ Second Symphony, a work of supreme control that grows from a focused, serious beginning to a wonderfully bright and brassy finale.

San Diego Symphony – Season Finale – Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos

San Diego Symphony – Season Finale – Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos

BERNSTEIN – Overture to Candide
POULENC – Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor
BRAHMS –  Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Edo de Waart, conductor
Christina and Michelle Naughton, duo piano

Our Leonard Bernstein Centennial celebration concludes with “Lenny’s” quintessential curtain-raiser, the overture to Candide. Maestro de Waart welcomes Christina and Michelle Naughton, the most acclaimed piano duo on today’s classical circuit, for Francis Poulenc’s famous Concerto for Two Pianos, a charming and agreeable work with a strong suggestion of Mozart at its sparkling heart. Finally, the season closes with Johannes Brahms’ Second Symphony, a work of supreme control that grows from a focused, serious beginning to a wonderfully bright and brassy finale.

San Diego Symphony – RACH 3

San Diego Symphony – RACH 3

BERNSTEIN “Times Square: 1944” from On the Town
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Jahja Ling, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Two towering masterpieces of Russian classical music dominate this concert, led by Jahja Ling, who makes his debut as the San Diego Symphony’s first Conductor Laureate. After a brief, jazzy opening excerpt from Leonard Bernstein’s On the Town, Ling leads a performance of that “Everest” of piano concertos, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Third, with rising young Uzbek sensation Behzod Abduraimov as soloist. The concert concludes with Dmitri Shostakovich’s enigmatic, intensely dramatic Symphony No. 5.

San Diego Symphony – RACH 3

San Diego Symphony – RACH 3

BERNSTEIN “Times Square: 1944” from On the Town
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Jahja Ling, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Two towering masterpieces of Russian classical music dominate this concert, led by Jahja Ling, who makes his debut as the San Diego Symphony’s first Conductor Laureate. After a brief, jazzy opening excerpt from Leonard Bernstein’s On the Town, Ling leads a performance of that “Everest” of piano concertos, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Third, with rising young Uzbek sensation Behzod Abduraimov as soloist. The concert concludes with Dmitri Shostakovich’s enigmatic, intensely dramatic Symphony No. 5.

San Diego Symphony – RACH 3

San Diego Symphony – RACH 3

BERNSTEIN “Times Square: 1944” from On the Town
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Jahja Ling, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Two towering masterpieces of Russian classical music dominate this concert, led by Jahja Ling, who makes his debut as the San Diego Symphony’s first Conductor Laureate. After a brief, jazzy opening excerpt from Leonard Bernstein’s On the Town, Ling leads a performance of that “Everest” of piano concertos, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Third, with rising young Uzbek sensation Behzod Abduraimov as soloist. The concert concludes with Dmitri Shostakovich’s enigmatic, intensely dramatic Symphony No. 5.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Heroes Benefit Concert

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Heroes Benefit Concert

Artists
Michelle Merrill, conductor
John Kimura Parker, piano
Wei Yu, cello

Program
BLOCH From Jewish Life, No. 1, “Prayer”
BEETHOVEN Allegretto scherzando from Symphony No. 8
BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture
DVOŘÁK Adagio – Allegro molto from Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
BERNSTEIN “Times Square: 1944” from Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

Orchestra Iowa – Brucemorchestra!

Orchestra Iowa – Brucemorchestra!

Enjoy an evening under the stars! Orchestra Iowa opens its 93rd season on the front lawn of Brucemore with an all-American program. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket and celebrate the start of the cultural season with friends, family and fellow music enthusiasts alike. Bass-Baritone Kevin Deas, fresh off the national tour of Porgy and Bess, joins Maestro Hankewich and Orchestra Iowa for this signature event.

Bernstein – Three Dance Episodes from On the Town

Gershwin – Porgy and Bess Suite (Catfish Row)

Bernstein – Overture to Candide

Gershwin – Cuban Overture

Copland – Old American Songs

Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

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