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Michael Christie, conductor and Larry Larson, trumpet

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TCHAIKOVSKY'S PIANO CONCERTO


FRI MAR 2 | 8 PM

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SAT MAR 3 | 8 PM

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Marzena Diakun, Conductor
Alexandra Dariescu, Piano

Lutosławski: Overture for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor
Janáček: Taras Bulba
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn

Tchaikovsky’s show-stopping Piano Concerto No. 1 is brought to life with the effortless musicality and captivating stage presence of Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu. Brahms’ Variations on a Theme by Haydn, originally for two pianos, is performed in its orchestral version by the KWS. Two Slavic masterpieces led by young Polish conductor Marzena Diakun complete the program.