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Curtis Symphony Orchestra

January 26, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Natalie Zhu, piano (’97)

Benjamin Hochman, piano (’01)

Don Liuzzi, percussion

Mari Yoshinaga, percussion (’12)

Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion, and Orchestra

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 (“Leningrad”)
In his first public appearance leading the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, brings his inimitable artistry and charisma to a program of dramatic music with deep roots in the traditions and history of Eastern Europe, a continuation of Curtis’s sixth all-school project, Russia: A Land and Its Influence. Conducting fellow Kensho Watanabe is also featured.

This Curtis Symphony Orchestra performance is underwritten by a grant from the Markow-Totevy Foundation.

Tickets: $5-$45; Ticket Philadelphia (215) 893-1999;


January 26, 2014
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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