RACHMANINOFF MEETS THE NEW PIANO
Claire Huangci, Piano
Kilar | Orawa
Rachmaninoff | Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms | Symphony No. 4
BEETHOVEN & BAROQUE
Handel | Concerto Grosso No. 4, Op. 6
Marcello | Concerto for Oboe in C Minor
Vivaldi | Concerto for Two Violoncellos in G Minor
Beethoven | Symphony No. 2
THE WILD, WILD WEST
Copland | Four Dance Episodes from “Rodeo”
E. Bernstein | True Grit Suite (from the 1969 film with John Wayne)
Copland | Billy the Kid Suite
Co-produced by the Columbus Public Library and the Columbus Museum, this concert let’s you and your children and grandchildren experience life in the old West as expressed through music in concert. There’s life on a ranch, what it feels like to be Billy the Kid, and the grittiest grit of “True Grit”. The afternoon includes pre-concert activities and general fun for all.
A SALUTE TO AMERICA’S VETERANS
Patriotic music of all kinds will be dedicated to honoring the service of all of those who have given so much in service to our country.
Texas Guitar Quartet
Vaughan Williams | Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Rodrigo | Concierto andaluz
Tchaikovsky | Symphony No. 6 “Pathetique”
Are four guitars better than one…I’ll say! Rodrigo’s tuneful concerto is flanked by the greatest music for strings ever written and Tchaikovsky’s moving and profound “Pathetique” symphony.
FIRE & RAIN: A SYMPHONIC EVENING OF FOLK ROCK CLASSICS
Featuring Swearingen and Kelli
It’s a walk down memory lane featuring a healthy dose of folk rock classics. Songs by James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Simon & Garfunkel, and The Eagles (to name only a few) all wonderfully performed by AJ Swearingen and Jayme Kelli. This is the greatest popular music ever!
BARTOK & PROKOFIEV
Viktor Valkov, Piano
Barber | Music for a Scene From Shelley
Bartok | Piano Concerto No. 3
Prokofiev | Symphony No. 7
This concert features the last compositions of two of the greatest composers of the 20th century, Bartok’s beautiful third piano concerto and Prokofiev’s touching final symphony. The evening begins with a lyrical first statement from a new voice, American composer Samuel Barber.
JOE GIRARD PLAYS THE SAX
Joe Girard, Saxophone
Falla | El Amor Brujo
Glazunov | Concerto for Alto Saxophone
Ibert | Concertino da camera for Alto Saxophone
Stravinsky | Pulcinella Suite
Jessica Lee, Violin
Piazzolla | Tangazo
Bruch | Violin Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninoff | Symphonic Dances
Piazzolla and Rachmaninoff will have your toes tappin’. Bruch’s well-known violin concerto will give you a chance to rest between dances.