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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Stravinsky and Prokofiev

Thursday
Mar 22, 2018
Saturday
Mar 24, 2018

 

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Overview

Lahav Shani - Conductor
David Bilger - Trumpet

Program
Lindberg - Akbank Bunka, for trumpet and chamber orchestra
Stravinsky - Suite from The Firebird (1919 version)
INTERMISSION
Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100

Principal Trumpet David Bilger takes center stage in Christian Lindberg's eclectic, virtuosic Akbank Bunka (“unadulterated jazz with the flirtatious unpredictability of a butterfly”—The Scotsman). Stravinsky's indelible dance music for The Firebird and Prokofiev's fervent Fifth Symphony are also led by the brilliant young Israeli conductor Lahav Shani, just named to be the music director of the Israel Philharmonic. Don't miss this rising star in his Philadelphia Orchestra debut.

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102