Masterworks 5: Pines of Rome


Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:30PM
MLK Jr. Performing Arts Center

Masterworks 5: Pines of Rome





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Masterworks 5: Pines of Rome


Performed in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center at Charlottesville High School

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
The Symphony is pleased to offer online recordings of Professor Will’s Saturday lectures free of charge. All Sunday ticket holders will receive an email at 6am on Sunday, April 28 with a link to the lecture recording.

Parking
On Sunday afternoon, there is ample free parking located just a short walk away from the auditorium.

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