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LPO: Brahms’ First Symphony
January 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Carlos Miguel Prieto conducts some famous firsts, beginning with Samuel Barber’s very first orchestral composition, the brilliant Overture to School for Scandal. With celebrated soloist and 2016 New Orleans International Piano Competition Gold Medalist Xiaohui Yang at the piano, Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganinioffers a technical interlude. The concert ends with Johannes Brahms’ intense, painstakingly composed Symphony No. 1.
Barber: Overture to School for Scandal
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
Carolos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Xiaohui Yang, piano