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Concerto for Orchestra

Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place


FRANK - Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra  
                 Gabriela Lena Frank, Composer             
GRIEG - Concerto for Piano in A Minor, Op. 16      
                 Alessio Bax, Piano      
BARTOK - Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116, BB123

The 93rd season comes to close with a program inspired by folk music from around the world. Featuring the memorable opening roll of the timpani and the arresting proclamation of the piano, Grieg’s Piano Concerto will be played by the talented Alessio Bax. Guest composer Gabriela Lena Frank joins us to share her own work, Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra, inspired by Peruvian folk music. Continuing with this inspiration is Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, a powerhouse piece with origins in traditional Hungarian folk music.

Ms. Frank's Appearance Made Possible By:
Wind Creek Hospitality
Women's Philharmonic Advocacy

Mr. Bax's Appearance Made Possible By:
Marte Picker

Additional Support:
Robert and Gloria Turner Fund for Special Music

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