July 10, 2013
Wednesday, July 10 - 6:00pm - Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
Yannick Conducts Rachmaninoff
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1 in
E-flat major, Op. 107
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2 in
E minor, Op. 27
The electrifying young cellist Alisa Weilerstein, winner of a 2011 MacArthur "Genius" Award, takes the stage in the profound and highly personal Shostakovich Concerto No. 1. Rachmaninoff's romantic Symphony No. 2 is a perfect vehicle for The Philadelphia Orchestra’s legendary string section.
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