Corinthian Orchestra's Night of Concerti
The Corinthian Orchestra performs three highly charged 20th-century concertos – well, almost.
The refreshing melodies of Lutosławski’s Concerto for Orchestra are easy to love, and brought the composer fame in the West in the 1950s.
In part, the piece is inspired by Bartók's concerto, which skilfully shows off the soloistic talents of each orchestral section and incorporates elements of Eastern European folk music.
Rachmaninov’s sweeping set of variations is a quasi-concerto that pairs piano soloist and orchestra.
The eighteenth variation is particularly popular and has appeared in multiple film soundtracks including Groundhog Day.
- Corinthian Orchestra
- Michael Seal conductor
- Mihkel Poll piano
- Lutosławski: Concerto for Orchestra
- Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
- Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
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For ages 7+
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