BSO: Ravel Bolero
Saturday, February 16, 2019, 8pm
The Music Center
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mario Venzago, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano
BERLIOZ Le corsaire
BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1
RAVEL Rhapsodie espagnole
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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