National Philharmonic Ganz and Gekker Play Shostakovich
Saturday, January 20, 2007 at 8:00 PM
Music Center at Strathmore
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Brian Ganz, piano
Chris Gekker, trumpet
MOZART, Divertimentos K.137 and K.138
ELGAR, Serenade for Strings
SHOSTAKOVICH, Piano Concerto No. 1
Pianist Brian Ganz is joined by National Philharmonic Principal Trumpeter Chris Gekker for Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 as part of an evening that celebrates the 150th anniversary of England’s pride, Sir Edward Elgar, the 100th anniversary of Russia’s Shostakovich and the 70th birthday of Maryland native Philip Glass. Pachelbel’s beloved Canon and two Mozart divertimentos round out the program.
Kids ages 7-17 are free. Please call the Strathmore Ticket Office directly at (301) 581-5100 to purchase Kids free tickets. Kids free tickets are not available for online purchase.