Ravel Bolero


Mario Venzago, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

BERLIOZ Le corsaire  BSO Podcast
BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture  BSO Podcast
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1  BSO Podcast
RAVEL Rhapsodie espagnole  BSO Podcast
RAVEL Bolero  BSO Podcast

Conductor Mario Venzago leads the Orchestra in Ravel's hypnotic Bolero, a kaleidoscope of different orchestral colors that build to a thrilling conclusion, and the Rapsodie espagnole, which ranges from sultry evocations of Spanish nights to vivid daylight fiestas. Pianist Conrad Tao returns to the BSO to perform Liszt's breathtaking First Piano Concerto. The program also includes Berlioz's dazzling overtures, Le corsaire and Roman Carnival Overture, capturing the colors and excitement of the Carnival season in Rome.