rachmaninoff

Berkeley Symphony – Clyne & Rachmaninoff

Rene Orth: Chasing Light (West Coast Premiere)

Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Anna Clyne: Abstractions (West Coast Premiere)

Franz Liszt: Totentanz
Gemma New, Guest Conductor

Conrad Tao, Piano

A terrific set of twos and premieres! The program features a pair of West Coast premieres by Rene Orth and Music Alive composer-in-residence Anna Clyne. Pianist Conrad Tao returns to the Zellerbach stage by popular demand to perform the Rachmaninoff and the Liszt under the baton of New Zealand-born conductor Gemma New. Recently named assistant conductor at the Cabrillo Festival, Ms. New is Music Director for the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in Ontario, Canada and Resident Conductor for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

PLAN YOUR VISIT – Ticket information, dining, and pre-concert talks.
VENUE INFORMATION – Parking, cafe, seating chart

6:30 pm – Box Office/Will Call and Cafe Zellerbach open*
7:00 pm – Pre-concert talk begins
8:00 pm – Concert begins

*To make a reservation at Cafe Zellerbach, contact the Cal Performances Ticket Office at 510-642-9988.

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

WEBER  Invitation to the Dance

BRUCH  Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

RACHMANINOFF  Symphonic Dances

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jennifer Frautschiviolin

 

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 80th Season, ‘Music in Motion,’ with Weber’s graceful, vivacious Invitation to the Dance. Two-time GRAMMY nominee Jennifer Frautschi makes her triumphant return to Des Moines for a richly textured performance of Bruch’s beloved First Violin Concerto. Rachmaninoff’s final work, the brilliantly scored Symphonic Dances, ends our Season Debut in a blaze of whirling, lavish melodies.

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

WEBER  Invitation to the Dance

BRUCH  Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

RACHMANINOFF  Symphonic Dances

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jennifer Frautschiviolin

 

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 80th Season, ‘Music in Motion,’ with Weber’s graceful, vivacious Invitation to the Dance. Two-time GRAMMY nominee Jennifer Frautschi makes her triumphant return to Des Moines for a richly textured performance of Bruch’s beloved First Violin Concerto. Rachmaninoff’s final work, the brilliantly scored Symphonic Dances, ends our Season Debut in a blaze of whirling, lavish melodies.

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2 – Recorded 11/19-20/16

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TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet (Overture Fantasy)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
PROKOFIEV Music from Romeo & Juliet
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Lise de la Salle is one of classical music’s most exciting young artists. Experience the thrill of hearing Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto performed by this rising star. Our all-Russian program concludes with Borodin’s exhilaratingPolovtsian Dances, but first, you’ll hear two contrasting portrayals of Romeo & Juliet. You’ll be captivated and enthralled as Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers is brought to vivid, symphonic life by Prokofiev’s passionate ballet and Tchaikovsky’s sweeping Overture Fantasy.

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2 – Recorded 11/19-20/16

On your computer?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN (link at the top of the page)

On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to download the Public Radio Player App

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet (Overture Fantasy)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
PROKOFIEV Music from Romeo & Juliet
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Lise de la Salle is one of classical music’s most exciting young artists. Experience the thrill of hearing Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto performed by this rising star. Our all-Russian program concludes with Borodin’s exhilaratingPolovtsian Dances, but first, you’ll hear two contrasting portrayals of Romeo & Juliet. You’ll be captivated and enthralled as Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers is brought to vivid, symphonic life by Prokofiev’s passionate ballet and Tchaikovsky’s sweeping Overture Fantasy.

DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet (Overture Fantasy)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
PROKOFIEV Music from Romeo & Juliet
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Lise de la Salle is one of classical music’s most exciting young artists. Experience the thrill of hearing Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto performed by this rising star. Our all-Russian program concludes with Borodin’s exhilaratingPolovtsian Dances, but first, you’ll hear two contrasting portrayals of Romeo & Juliet. You’ll be captivated and enthralled as Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers is brought to vivid, symphonic life by Prokofiev’s passionate ballet and Tchaikovsky’s sweeping Overture Fantasy.

DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

DMSO – Romeo & Rach 2

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet (Overture Fantasy)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
PROKOFIEV Music from Romeo & Juliet
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Lise de la Salle is one of classical music’s most exciting young artists. Experience the thrill of hearing Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto performed by this rising star. Our all-Russian program concludes with Borodin’s exhilaratingPolovtsian Dances, but first, you’ll hear two contrasting portrayals of Romeo & Juliet. You’ll be captivated and enthralled as Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers is brought to vivid, symphonic life by Prokofiev’s passionate ballet and Tchaikovsky’s sweeping Overture Fantasy.

Radio Broadcast – Orchestra Iowa – Slavic Classics

Radio Broadcast – Orchestra Iowa – Slavic Classics

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphony’s of Iowa – Slavic Classics – May 2/3 Performances

RACHMANINOFF – Symphony No.2 in E min, Op. 27

TCHAIKOVSKY – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat min, Op. 23

7pm Central Time – CLICK HERE TO LISTEN (link at the top of the page)

*From OrchestraIowa.org*

White-knuckled and on the edge of the precipice, you will be gripping your seat for this season finale that features two of the most treasured composers and their renowned classical works. Lose yourself in Rachmaninoff’s melodic reverie, discover new dimensions in Tchaikovsky’s epic masterpiece and experience why these works have mesmerized audiences for more than a century.