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Classical Series

2018 - 2019

The Symphony welcomes the return of Conductor Laureate Bruno Ferrandis for this Russian-themed program. Stravinsky’s bright and festive fairytale-like Scherzo Fantastique buzzes with exotic tone colors and perpetual motion. Olga Kern charms with Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Written as a playful birthday present for his 19-year-old son, it brims with ebullience, tenderness and humor. Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 carries us through an emotion-packed soundscape of luscious Slavic folksongs, melancholy melodies, lilting waltzes and tempestuous drama before blazing to victory.


*Please note: Saturday and Monday performances begin at 7:30 PM

“From feather-light musical whispers to explosive instrumental fireworks, Kern’s rare gift is that of a serious and true musician, whose golden touch is never harsh and always controlled.” 
--Boulder Daily Camera

Concert Conversation with Bruno Ferrandis and Olga Kern

 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Monday, May 6, 2019 at 6:30 PM
 
These Concert Conversations are general seating and free to Classical Series concert ticket holders. Approximately 30 minutes in Weill Hall.

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We gratefully acknowledge the generous contributions from the following:

Sponsored by Viking Cruises
Conductor Bruno Ferrandis underwritten by Norma Person, In memory of Evert Person 
Guest Artist Olga Kern; underwritten by Alan and Susan Seidenfeld
Discovery Open Rehearsal Series sponsored by The Stare Foundation and David Stare of Dry Creek Vineyard
Pre -Concert Talks Sponsored by Jamei Haswell and Richard Grundy


  

  

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