Rachmaninoff & Firebird

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Sunday, February 15, 2015

Belding Theater at The Bushnell

Thursday at 7:30pm
Friday & Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 3pm

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Program

*Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser, WWV 70
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
Bernstein Three Dance Episodes from On the Town (including images from the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Coney Island exhibit)
Stravinsky The Firebird (L’oiseau de feu): Suite (1919 version)

Performers

Carolyn Kuan conductor
Sean Chen piano

Orchestral fireworks take flight from Venus to New York to Russia, including Rachmaninoff’s sumptuous Second Piano Concerto and Stravinsky’s romantic Firebird.  Guest artist Sean Chen won the Van Cliburn and several other international piano competitions.

The Tina Mahar McNally and Alexander Campbell McNally Memorial Concert

The HSO’s collaboration with the Wadsworth Atheneum featuring images from the Coney Island exhibit is sponsored by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

Sponsors
metlife-foundation roberts-foundation

*Part of the 2014-2015 season Discover Mahler musical exploration of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.