National Philharmonic: Star-Studded Season Opening
Saturday, October 14, 2017, 8pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 3pm
The Music Center
Star-Studded Season Opening
SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Member Encore Q&A
SUNDAY ONLY: Meet the Instruments, 2-2:30pm
Sarah Chang, violin
Zuill Bailey, cello
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Beethoven Egmont Overture
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor
Bruch’s romantic and passionate Violin Concerto No. 1 is the perfect showcase for award-winning soloist Sarah Chang, recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time. Grammy award winner Zuill Bailey, one of the premiere cellists today, performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, a late work of glorious beauty that has been called “the King” of cello concertos.
Violinist Sarah Chang’s “gifts are at a level so removed from the rest of us that all we can do is feel the appropriate awe and then wonder on the mysteries of nature.” - The New York Times
Zuill Bailey, a three-time Grammy winner, “is easily one of the finest cellists alive today." - Classical Net
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