SPRING AND SUMMER


Saturday, May 13, 2017 8:00PM
Copley Symphony Hall

SPRING AND SUMMER
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SPRING AND SUMMER
A Jacobs Masterworks Concert

Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano

WEBERN: Im Sommerwind
BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 3
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 38: Spring

Bright music for these brightest of seasons! Anton Webern's Im Sommerwind is literally as fresh as a summer breeze off San Diego Bay, and Robert Schumann's Spring Symphony is bursting with the joy and possibilities of blooming nature and youth. The core of this concert, however, is Béla Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3. It is the most striking, tender fruit of his own unexpected indian summer of creativity, as well as a beautiful legacy gift for his pianist wife, Ditta.

This concert is led by rising young German conductor/composer, Matthias Pintscher, and the Bartók concerto is performed by Gilmore Artist Award-winner, pianist Kirill Gerstein. The San Diego Union-Tribune recently interviewed Mr. Pintscher about his career and these upcoming performances!

Join us for Nuvi Mehta's highly informative "What's The Score?" pre-concert talk, beginning 45 minutes before downbeat. This presentation is free with your ticket, and takes place inside the concert hall.


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