Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m.
Helzberg Hall | Kauffman Center
Michael Stern, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
BRAHMS/THOMSON 11 Chorale Preludes
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major
J.S. BACH/STOKOWSKI Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
Disney’s animated classic, “Fantasia,” prominently features Leopold Stokowski’s lush orchestration of Bach’s famous Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, and likewise, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis converts earlier music (in this case, by Carl Maria von Weber) into an orchestral tour-de-force. The Symphony also welcomes back one of the world’s preeminent pianists, Yefim Bronfman, to perform Liszt’s Second Piano Concerto, an iridescent and dazzling work with a fiery finish.
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