BSO: Tchaikovsky Thrill Ride
Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8pm
The Music Center
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra:
Tchaikovsky Thrill Ride
Marin Alsop, Music Director
Łukasz Kuropaczewski, guitar
John Adams // Short Ride in a Fast Machine
John Adams // Lola Montez Does the Spider Dance (East Coast Premiere)
Rodrigo // Concierto de Aranjuez
Tchaikovsky // Symphony No. 5 in E Minor
This signature program opens with two short, fiery works by John Adams, including the East Coast Premiere of Lola Montez, dedicated to Maestra Alsop. The thrill ride continues with Łukasz Kuropaczewski’s performance of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, one of the most popular works of the classical guitar repertoire. The program culminates with Tchaikovsky’s powerful Symphony No. 5.
This concert is not presented by Strathmore.
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