Gershwin's Piano Concerto

Classical
Thu, May 31, 2018 8:00 PM
Strathmore
Fri, Jun 1, 2018 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff
Sat, Jun 2, 2018 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Kirill Gerstein, piano

Stravinsky // Suite from The Firebird (1919) Listen Now
Gershwin// Concerto in F Listen Now
Schumann // Symphony No. 2 in C Major Listen Now

Under Marin Alsop’s baton, Stravinsky’s dazzling Firebird concludes with one of the most exalted finales in all of music. Gershwin’s Concerto in F is a blend of traditional classical forms and the freedom of American jazz. After a year without writing music, Schumann’s incredibly personal Second Symphony expresses his triumph over darkness.

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