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West Side Story

Artists

Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, violin

Program

Leonard Slatkin brings the American Music festival to a close with works by Kristin Kuster, Barber’s haunting Violin Concerto, Bernstein’s West Side Story, and the startling silence of John Cage on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, minimalist percussion masterworks of Steve Reich and Philip Glass, plus John Luther Adams’s visionary Pulitzer Prize-winning Become Ocean.

Artists
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, violin
Ralph Skiano, clarinet
Jamie Colburn, tenor

Program
KRISTIN KUSTER Dune Acres (world premiere)
CAGE 4'33"
BARBER Violin Concerto
BERNSTEIN Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and additional selections

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Schedule

  • February 22 - 8:00 PM

    West Side Story

    Artists

    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, violin

    Program

  • February 24 - 3:00 PM

    Maximum Minimal

    Artists

    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    Joseph Becker, percussion
    Andrés Pichardo-Rosenthal, percussion
    Jeremy Epp, timpani
    James Ritchie, timpani

    Program

  • March 9 - 8:00 PM

    Classical Roots

    Artists

    André Raphel, conductor
    TBA

    Program

  • March 16 - 8:00 PM

    Mahler Symphony No. 5

    Artists

    Rafael Payare, conductor
    Yoonshin Song, violin

    Program

    Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5
    Mahler Symphony No. 5

  • March 23 - 8:00 PM

    Sibelius Violin Concerto

    Artists

    Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
    Simone Lamsma, violin

    Program

    Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden
    Sibelius Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
    Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 5

  • April 13 - 8:00 PM

    Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4

    Artists

    Ludovic Morlot, conductor
    Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Program

    Sebastian Currier Divisions
    Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
    Prokofiev Symphony No. 5

  • April 27 - 8:00 PM

    Vivaldi's Gloria

    Artists

    Nicholas McGegan, conductor
    Avi Avital, mandolin
    Sherezade Panthaki, soprano

    Program

    Vivaldi Concerto for Strings
    Anna Clyne Concerto for Mandolin and Strings, "Three Sisters"
    Vivaldi Concerto for Mandolin
    Vivaldi Concerto Grosso
    Vivaldi Gloria

  • May 5 - 3:00 PM

    Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 2

    Artists

    Ben Glassberg, conductor
    Kirill Gerstein, piano

    Program

    Walton Suite from Henry V
    Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
    DvořákSymphony No. 8

  • May 25 - 8:00 PM

    Nagano Conducts Bruckner

    Artists

    Kent Nagano, conductor
    Beatrice Rana, piano

    Program

    Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3
    Bruckner Symphony No. 3

  • May 31 - 10:45 AM

    Brahms Symphony No. 4

    Artists

    Simone Young, conductor
    Karl Pituch, horn
    Johanna Yarbrough, horn

    Program

    Webern Passacaglia
    Haydn Concerto for Two Horns
    Brahms Symphony No. 4

  • June 9 - 3:00 PM

    Rachmaninoff's Paganini Variations

    Artists

    Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    Makoto Ozone, piano

    Program

    Juliet Palmer New Work
    Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
    Bartók Concerto for Orchestra