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Beethoven’s “Pastoral”


Friday, November 23, 2012 8:00PM

Beethoven’s “Pastoral”
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HELZBERG HALL | KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS



OSMO VÄNSKÄ GUEST CONDUCTOR
LISE DE LA SALLE PIANO

SIBELIUS En saga
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 1
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”

Two KCS debuts highlight this concert filled with color and drama. Acclaimed guest conductor Osmo Vänskä, Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra, opens with one of his specialties: Jean Sibelius’ tone poem En saga. Lise de la Salle makes her KCS debut with Prokofiev’s dazzling First Piano Concerto. Beethoven’s tuneful “Pastoral” Symphony evokes the beauty of nature in sound.

To order Youth tickets for ages 8 and above, please call the Symphony Box Office at (816) 471-0400.

The appearance of guest artist Lise de la Salle with the
Kansas city Symphony is partially underwritten by Martha B Comment.
Friday's performance
sponsored by
Michael Waterford
Saturday's performance sponsored by
George and Wendy Powell

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