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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Russian Masters

Thursday
Jun 06, 2019
Saturday
Jun 08, 2019
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Overview

Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Beatrice Rana - Piano

PROGRAM
Stravinsky - Funeral Song
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 3
INTERMISSION -
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 1

Igor Stravinsky composed his Funeral Song in 1908, as a memorial tribute to his teacher, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. The score was lost for over 100 years and was only rediscovered in 2015. It now offers fascinating insights into Stravinsky's emerging orchestral technique. The score to Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 1 was also lost for a time after the composer left Russia; it is now firmly established in the symphonic repertoire. Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto is his most popular. The typically energetic and ingenious work is a true partnership between the orchestra and our brilliant young soloist, Beatrice Rana.

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102