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Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series

Beethoven's "Pastorale"

Apr16-17

TicketsThursday, April 16, 2015 - 7:30pmFriday, April 17, 2015 - 7:30pmShare

Beethoven's

Guest conductor Vladimir Kulenovic leads the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in this spirited program featuring music by Smetana, Rachmaninoff and Beethoven!  The program opens with the lively Overture to The Bartered Bride by Czech composer, Bedrich Smetana.  The orchestra will be joined by guest artist Antti Siirala for Rachmaninoff's expansive and virtuousic Piano Concerto No. 1.  The second half of the program features Beethoven's musical portrait of nature: Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale".  Featuring delightful bird calls, an impressive thunderstorm, and soaring melodies, Beethoven's Sixth Symphony is a triumphant and heartfelt ode to nature.

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Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor

Antti Siirala, piano


SMETANA: Overture to The Bartered Bride

RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 "Pastorale"


Artists

Vladimir Kulenovic, guest conductor

Antti Siirala, piano