Rachmaninov Symphony No. 3

Rachmaninov’s final symphony radiates a warm, nostalgic beauty rooted in the Russia of his early life. The virtuosic violinist Vilde Frang performs Elgar’s emotional Violin Concerto, a work demanding extraordinary technical skills and physical and emotional stamina.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 1 Feb (Thu) 2018 7:30PM
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  • 2 Feb (Fri) 2018 12:00PM
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  • 3 Feb (Sat) 2018 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert Talk presented one hour prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 49 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Cristian Măcelaru

Conductor

Newly appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Cristian Măcelaru has established himself as one of the fast-rising stars of the conducting world. With every concert he displays an exciting and highly regarded presence, thoughtful interpretations and energetic conviction on the podium. Măcelaru came to public attention in February 2012 when he conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as a replacement for Pierre Boulez in performances met with critical acclaim.

Vilde Frang

Violin

Noted particularly for her superb musical expression, as well as her well-developed virtuosity and musicality, Vilde Frang has established herself as one of the leading young violinists of her generation.

Program

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Lili Boulanger

D'un matin de printemps

Edward Elgar

Violin Concerto

Sergey Rachmaninov

Symphony No. 3

Sponsors

Vilde Frang's performances are generously underwritten by Ilene and Elwood Hertzog.

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