RAVEL + DEBUSSY: COLORS OF SPAIN
April 27-28, 2019 | Music Hall
The sensual flavors of Spain sound in music of Ravel, Debussy and the lavish playing of cellist Alisa Weilerstein.
RAVEL: Alborada del gracioso
MATTHIAS PINTSCHER: Un despertar ("An Awakening")
Concert DurationApprox. 1 hour 45 minutes with intermission
- Guest cellist Alisa Weilerstein is the winner of a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant. She first picked up a makeshift instrument at age 2 1/2 when her grandmother handed her a cello made out of a Rice Krispies cereal box.
- Matthias Pintscher conducts his own Un despertar ("An Awakening"), a tender work written for her. Weilerstein is a champion of new music like Pintscher's.
- For best seat availability, join us for the matinee, and enjoy a little Sunday self-care.
- April 27 is the final CSO Encore YP series concert of the 18/19 season.