TCHAIKOVSKY & RACHMANINOFF
Sergei Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Pytor Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Audrey Cheng '20, Soloist)
Pytor Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Major
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Buckley Recital Hall, Arms Music Center, Amherst College
The Amherst Symphony Orchestra ("ASO") presents the second concert of its 2019-2020 season devoted to Russian masterworks on Saturday evening, November 2, 2019 at 8pm in Buckley Recital Hall, Arms Music Center, on the Amherst College campus. This concert also celebrates Family & Parents Weekend at Amherst College.
The ASO will open this event with the rapturous Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninoff, followed by Amherst College senior Audrey Cheng '20 as soloist in the first movement of the popular First Piano Concerto by Pytor Illich Tchaikovsky. After intermission the concert will conclude with Tchaikovsky's powerful symphonic essay on the role of fate in our lives--his Symphony #5 in E minor. Mark Lane Swanson, ASO Music Director & Senior Lecturer in Music at Amherst College, conducts.
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