Curtis Symphony Orchestra at Immaculata University - Enduring Legacies

Sat. Oct 27, 2018 at 3:00pm EDT
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Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Haochen Zhang (’12), piano

Piano Concerto No. 3


Pianist Gary Graffman joined the Curtis family at the tender age of seven, when he was accepted as a student. Throughout a celebrated career as soloist, teacher, and administrator, he has left his mark on music through his own performances and those of his students. In celebration of Mr. Graffman’s 90th birthday, alumnus Haochen Zhang (’12) returns to perform Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto, a romantic powerhouse and staple of the Graffman legacy. The program also features Igor Stravinsky’s beloved ballet Petrushka, a house specialty since the days when conductor Leopold Stokowski led the Curtis orchestra; and Brio, a 2018 work exuding vitality and virtuosity by this year’s composer in residence, Augusta Read Thomas. The dynamic Giancarlo Guerrero, a Curtis favorite, returns to conduct.

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Alumnae Hall, Immaculata University 1145 King Rd
Immaculata, PA 19345