Masterworks 5: Pines of Rome


Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:00PM
Old Cabell Hall

Masterworks 5: Pines of Rome





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Masterworks 5: Pines of Rome


Performed at Old Cabell Hall, on Grounds at U.Va.

Part of the 2018-2019 Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia season

Pines of Rome

Benjamin Rous, Conductor
Jonathan Yates, Piano

WAGNER Prelude from Parsifal, WWV 11 (1882)
SCHUMANN Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 (1845)
SHATIN Piping the Earth (1990)
RESPIGHI Pines of Rome (1924)

The Symphony closes its 2018-19 season with two towering works: Respighi’s glittering orchestral tone poem, Pines of Rome, which travels from the depths of the catacombs to glorious villa gardens, and Schumann’s sweeping Piano Concerto (with soloist Jonathan Yates), which served as an inspiration for the piano concertos of Grieg and Rachmaninoff. The otherworldly Prelude to Wagner’s last completed opera, Parsifal, and a work by UVA Emeritus Professor Judith Shatin complete the program.



Pre-Concert Lecture
Join UVA Associate Professor of Music Richard Will for a Pre-Concert Lecture on Saturday, April 27 at 7:15pm in the Minor Hall Auditorium.

Parking
For the Saturday night concert, free parking is available in the Central Grounds Parking Garage.

2018-19 Season subscriptions are on sale now through the Charlottesville Symphony website