BSO: Ravel Bolero

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 8pm

The Music Center

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Ravel Bolero

Mario Venzago, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

BERLIOZ Le corsaire                                                
BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture                                                             
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1             
RAVEL Rhapsodie espagnole                                                                       
RAVEL Bolero                                                                                    

Conductor Mario Venzago leads the Orchestra in Ravel's hypnotic Bolero, a kaleidoscope of different orchestral colors that build to a thrilling conclusion, and the Rapsodie espagnole, which ranges from sultry evocations of Spanish nights to vivid daylight fiestas. Pianist Conrad Tao returns to the BSO to
perform Liszt's breathtaking First Piano Concerto. The program also includes Berlioz's dazzling overtures, Le corsaire and Roman Carnival Overture, capturing the colors and excitement of the Carnival season in Rome.

This concert is not presented by Strathmore.


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