MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25
CHOPIN: Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2
Opening the season with a bang, the Omaha Symphony is joined by legendary GRAMMY®-winning pianist Emanuel Ax performing one of Mozart’s grandest concerti, Piano Concerto No. 25. The Los Angeles Times describes Ax, “His greatness, his overwhelming authority as musician, technician, and probing intellect emerges quickly as he plays. Within minutes, we are totally captured by his intensity and pianistic achievement.” Also on the program is Chopin’s soloist showcase, the Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise, a work that spans breathtaking beauty and dizzying brilliance in a matter of moments. Ending on an uplifting note, the pastoral and optimistic nature of Brahms’ beloved Symphony No. 2 envelops you in rich harmonies, lush melodies, and masterful orchestration.
Special After Hours performance Friday
Get up close and casual with Emanuel Ax for a bonus performance directly after Friday evening’s concert in the Orchestra Level lobby. Concertmaster Susanna Perry Gilmore and Principal Cello Paul Ledwon join the acclaimed pianist for a bonus performance of some brilliant musical selections. Come witness the legendary Ax himself, along with two of Omaha’s greatest musicians, and be treated to an experience like none other. Bar service will still be available for the duration of the After Hours presentation.
Due to the threat of inclement weather, Saturday's livestream in the park will be rescheduled for a later program. The Saturday, September 23rd performance will still be broadcast live on KVNO 90.7 Classical Radio.
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