Inner and outer worlds come together in Series 2 as our human experience is revealed through sweeping symphonies, towering tone poems and contemporary flourishes.
6 Fridays • 8 pm
6 Saturdays • 8 pm
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RACHMANINOFF SYMPHONY NO. 2
Louis Langrée, conductor
Steven Osborne, piano
Rachmaninoff’s touching Second Symphony swirls with melodies that stay with you. Learn more.
SOFIA GUBAIDULINA: Concerto for Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 2
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2
THE PLANETS + CERRONE PREMIERE
Kahchun Wong, conductor
Robert Sullivan, trumpet
Christopher Olka, tuba
Women of the May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director
Holst’s iconic galactic work sets us at the edge of our seats with racing, full-hearted glee. Learn more.
ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR: Aeriality
CHRISTOPHER CERRONE: Concerto for Trumpet, Tuba and Orchestra [CSO Commission, World Premiere]
HOLST: The Planets
PINES OF ROME
Ramón Tebar, conductor
Esther Yoo, violin
The spectacle of Ancient Rome and the glorious sound of the CSO merge for a larger-than-life audience favorite. Learn more.
JULIA PERRY: A Short Piece for Large Orchestra
BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1
R. STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavelier ("Knight of the Rose")
RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome