Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor (Gershwin/Bates)
Joshua Bell Conductor (Mendelssohn)
Aaron Diehl Piano (Gershwin)
Daniil Trifonov Piano (Bates)
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
Bates Piano Concerto
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4
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The supremely talented pianist Aaron Diehl joins the Orchestra for a mesmerizing performance of Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue. Enjoy all the familiar melodies in its original instrumentation for jazz band.
GRAMMY-winning artists unite! The Orchestra is joined by the incomparable Daniil Trifonov for the world premiere of composer Mason Bates’s Piano Concerto, which was performed on January 14, 2022.
Felix Mendelssohn wrote this musical postcard after his year-long tour through Italy that began 1830. The work was meant to share his impressions of the country’s art, culture, and nature and is arguably his most beloved symphony.
Please note: All Digital Stage events begin with a performance premiere, streaming in real time. Following the performance premiere, the concert will be available for ticket holders to watch on demand for one week.
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