Kicking off the concert is a timeless masterpiece, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, brought to life by the incredibly talented Ann DuHamel on the piano. Despite its premiere way back in 1902, you’ll be amazed by how the melodies from this piece have been reborn in many of today’s popular songs. It’s like taking a musical time machine and discovering the origins of your favorite tunes!
Next, we’ll embark on a musical journey to the mystical Andean mountains with Gabriela Lena Frank’s “Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra.” Picture the Peruvian spirit, Apu, keeping a watchful eye on travelers as they make their way through these majestic peaks. You’ll be transported to a world of wonder and adventure as the orchestra weaves a captivating musical story.
To top off this fantastic evening, we have a special Christmas surprise in store for you. You won’t want to miss the magic and joy of the season as we wrap up the concert with a festive flourish.
Whether you’re a classical music aficionado, an adventure seeker, or just someone looking for a great time, this concert has something for everyone. Join us for an evening of pure musical enjoyment, and let the music carry you away on a journey you won’t soon forget!