TAO PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY


Thursday, November 1, 2018 6:30PM
Copley Symphony Hall

TAO PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY







TAO PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY
A Jacobs Masterworks Rush Hour 2.0 Concert

David Danzmayr, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

JAVIER ÁLVAREZ: New work, based on text by Juan Filipe Herrera
(World premiere commissioned by the SDSO.)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1

The unique commissioned work that opens this program brings together Mexican composer Javier Álvarez and genre-crossing United States Poet Laureate Juan Filipe Herrera. The work will be scored for orchestra, narrator and four vihuelas. The concert also features brilliant young pianist/composer Conrad Tao performing Piotr Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto.

Note: This "Rush Hour 2.0" concert begins at 6:30pm and runs less than 90 minutes with no intermission. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability are subject to change.