This program includes a powerful musical moment that you might recognize once you hear it, even if the name of the piece doesn't sound familiar. If you're wondering why Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paginini rings a bell, you might have Bill Murray's piano solo in the movie Groundhog Day to thank.
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“Zhang is an extraordinary conductor, unfolding the majesty and mystery of this work with singing clarity. [...] Her direction is precise and her command of these powerful musical forces is absolute…”
—Broad Street Review
"[The] drama was brilliantly realised with the extraordinary Sergio Tiempo at the keyboard [...] Tiempo’s performance was astonishing by its combination of unbuttoned wildness and fastidious precision."
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Celebrating new and diverse voices
Explore the CSO's 2019/20 premieres, compositions by women and by composers of color.