Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano
Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4, and Nielson’s Symphony No. 4 “The Inextinguishable” 398 more words
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The two pieces on the bill for tonight were Jean Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 and Antonin Dvořák’s New World Symphony. The violinist for the evening was Karen Gomyo and the conductor was the youthful Jakub Hrusa. 357 more words
Tonight the TSO performed two extremely popular pieces from Rachmaninoff and Beethoven.
The first was Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” where Daniil Trifonov triumphed on the piano. 455 more words
How does someone become interested in classical music at an early age?
Usually parents play ‘Beethoven Lives Upstairs’ or the kid’s version of ‘The Magic Flute’ while on three-hour driving trips, or they put Mozart on by the crib and hope their children absorb some semblance of the music, or at least that it makes them quiet for a few hours. 458 more words