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Brahms's Second Symphony

Brahms's Second Symphony

April 30 — May 3, 2020

April 30 — May 3, 2020
1 hour and 45 minutes

Brahms, ever the jokester, wrote to his publisher explaining that his sunny and cheerful Second Symphony “is so melancholy that you will not be able to bear it.” Eduardo Strausser conducts this acclaimed pastoral work, as well as Schubert’s overture to Die Zauberharfe and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (with featured soloist Eric Lu).

Program

BRAHMS
Symphony No. 2
SCHUBERT
Overture to “The Magic Harp”
CHOPIN
Piano Concerto No. 2

Artists

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    Eduardo Strausser

    conductor

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    Eric Lu

    piano

Eduardo Strausser

conductor

Eric Lu

piano

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Artistry of that kind is rare in pianists of any age; to find it in a 20-year-old is simply astounding. ”

The Daily Telegraph on Eric Lu
Eric Lu Plays Chopin's Prelude in D minor Op. 28, No. 24

… a real force of nature. Strausser's conducting is imbued with charisma, stage presence, and good chemistry with the orchestra … ”

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