Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3
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Marin Alsop, conductor
Joseph Young, conductor*
Leon Fleisher, piano
Shulman: A Laurentian Overture*
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 4
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3
A formidable interpreter of Rachmaninoff, Marin Alsop taps into the composer’s vein of Romantic melancholy, nostalgic for the Russia of his youth. The Baltimore-themed first half opens with a 1952 overture by locally born Alan Shulman, conducted by Peabody alum Joseph Young. Piano giant Leon Fleisher performs one of his iconic pieces, the Piano Concerto for Left Hand by Prokofiev.
Strathmore Pre-concert Lecture: Sun, Jan 10, 1:30 pm
The appearance of pianist Leon Fleisher is made possible through the major support of the Alvin and Fanny Blaustein Thalheimer Guest Artist Fund.