2017/2018 San Antonio Symphony Performances
The Symphony shines the spotlight on 14 awe-inspiring Classics Series concerts beginning with Olga Kern, as she performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2; a celebration of San Antonio’s Tricentennial in winter 2018; and six eclectic Pops Series concerts.
Kern Performs Rachmaninoff
Friday, Sep 22, 2017
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Debussy: Prélude à “L’Après-midi d’un faune”
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
One of his most enduringly popular pieces, Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto combines musical intimacy and sensuality with grand, monumental sound the way only Rachmaninoff can. Soloist and San Antonio Symphony’s Artist-in-Residence Olga Kern is now recognized as one of her generation’s great pianists. Her vivid stage presence, passionately confident musicianship, and extraordinary technique continue to captivate fans and critics alike. Debussy’s Prélude à “L’Après-midi d’un faune” and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique accompany the concerto, making this a night of music you won’t want to miss!
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H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
San Antonio, TX, 78205