Sat, Oct. 14 | 7:30pm | Pantages Theater
Sarah Ioannides, conductor
Mackenzie Melemed, piano
Boulanger: D’un Matin du Printemps
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Ravel: La Valse
Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
D’un Matin De Printemps (Of a Spring Morning) is joyful and vibrant, much like a breath of fresh air, ironically written the year preceding Boulanger’s untimely death. Inspired by Paganini, Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody incorporates 24 variations and vaulted him back to popular acclaim. “A choreographic poem for orchestra,” Ravel’s La Valse was originally conceived as a ballet and evokes images of waltzing couples. Strauss composed Der Rosenkavalier during the sunset of the golden age of the Vienna Waltz, recalling the elegance and grace of a bygone era. Learn more >
COME EARLY and learn more about the music and artists at our Inside Scoop pre-concert talk led by Tacoma Historian Kim Davenport. Kim will be joined on the Pantages stage by guest artist Mackenzie Melemed and Music Director Sarah Ioannides who will provide insights into the evening’s program.
The 45-minute program begins at 6 pm. All ticket holders are welcome to join the Inside Scoop!