Scheherazade

10/05/2018, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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Description:

Weber Overture to Abu Hassan
Khachaturian Concerto for Piano
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

Marcelo Lehninger Conductor  | Jean-Yves Thibaudet Piano

In the legendary tale of “The Arabian Nights,” Scheherazade mesmerizes the Sultan each night with a new story for 1,001 nights in a row, eventually causing the Sultan to fall in love and marry her. Meanwhile, for nearly 130 years, audiences have regularly fallen in love with Rimsky-Korsakov’s dazzling musical portrayal of Scheherazade. You’ll be mesmerized as well by legendary French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, who has more than 50 recordings to his credit, performing Aram Khachaturian’s Piano Concerto. The Armenian folk-flavored, crowd-pleasing showpiece pits soloist vs. orchestra in an epic musical battle.

 

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