Chopin Piano Concerto

Classical
Thu, Mar 18, 2021 8:00 PM
Strathmore
Fri, Mar 19, 2021 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff
Sat, Mar 20, 2021 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff

Mario Venzago, conductor
Louis Lortie, piano

ROSSINI William Tell Overture
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish”

Effervescent conductor Mario Venzago returns for a program of 19th-century classics including Rossini’s rousing William Tell Overture. Renowned French Canadian pianist Louis Lortie performs Chopin’s stunning First Piano Concerto, written when the composer was only 20. The program also includes Schumann’s most popular symphony, the sweeping “Rhenish” Symphony, with its unforgettable portrait of the imposing Cologne Cathedral overlooking the Rhine.

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