Kansas City Symphony Classical Series

ENCHANTING and EXOTIC: FIREBIRD, ALADDIN and RACHMANINOFF


Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:00PM

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ENCHANTING and EXOTIC: FIREBIRD, ALADDIN and RACHMANINOFF


Kansas City Symphony Classical Series

ENCHANTING and EXOTIC: FIREBIRD, ALADDIN and RACHMANINOFF
Friday and Saturday, Jan 25-26 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 27 at 2 p.m.

Helzberg Hall | Kauffman Center

 

Michael Stern, conductor
Alon Goldstein, piano

 

NIELSEN Aladdin Suite
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1
GRIFFES The White Peacock
STRAVINSKY Firebird suite (1919)

 

Stravinsky’s Firebird is an enchanting, dramatic fairytale that boasts some of classical music’s most vivid and glorious orchestral writing. Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto highlights the composer’s trademarks — lingering melodies, rich textures and piano pyrotechnics. With exotic harmonies and bewitching tunes, Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite is an adventurous romp in a faraway land. The White Peacock by Griffes is one of the composer’s best-known works.

 

Masterworks & Ovation Series


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