BSO: Concerto for Two Timpanists

Sunday, January 14, 2018, 3pm

The Music Center

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra:
Concerto for Two Timpanists

Marin AlsopMusic Director
James Wyman and Jauvon Gilliam, timpani
Lura Johnson and Michael Sheppard, piano
Wordsmith, narrator

Saint-Saëns // Carnival of the Animals (with hip-hop narration) 
Philip Glass // Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists 
Debussy // La Mer
Ravel // La Valse 

Marin Alsop brings Carnival of the Animals into the 21st century with Baltimore hip-hop artist, Wordsmith. Baltimore native Philip Glass creates rhythmic power with his Concerto in the hands of Principal Timpanists James Wyman of the BSO and Jauvon Gilliam of the National Symphony Orchestra.

This concert is not presented by Strathmore.


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