Events at the Fox

Spokane Symphony Classics 6: Passion’s Pursuit

Spokane Symphony Classics 6: Passion’s Pursuit

Saturday February 16, 2019 8pm
Sunday February 17, 2019 3pm

MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST
JAMES LOWE, GUEST CONDUCTOR
HAOCHEN ZHANG, PIANO

Experience the genius of Liszt! His gorgeous Hungarian Rhapsody is followed by his Second Piano Concerto, full of emotion, virtuosity and passion. Brahms’ Fourth Symphony, beautiful, impassioned and tragic, is the culmination of the composer’s symphonic ideals, resulting in music that is masterful and durable. Zhou Tian’s Rise is a Spokane Symphony co-commission.

Meet the Music Director Finalist at a Q&A one hour and 15 minutes before each performanceThis will be followed by a pre-concert talk with the Maestro Lowe and guest artist Haochen ZhangCome early to learn more about the music you will hear. This talk is free to all ticketholders.

The Music

  • Franz Liszt — Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
  • Zhou Tian — Rise (2018) West Coast Premiere*
  • Franz Liszt — Concerto No. 2 in A Major
  • Johannes Brahms — Symphony No. 4

*Rise was commissioned in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, by The Allentown Symphony Orchestra, The Spokane Symphony, and The Erie Philharmonic, with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

PROGRAM NOTES

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