Pianist George Li plays Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” on the “Evening Concert”

March 20, 2019
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. George Li is the soloist in Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”.   Also on the program Rossini’s “Overture to ‘The Thieving Magpie’” and waltzes by the Strauss family.

Wednesday March 20: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO 18-19_13)

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Giacomo Rossini: Overture to “The Thieving Magpie;”

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; [Encore: Liszt: La Campanella] George Li, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe

Johann Strauss II: “Viennese Spirit”; “Hunting Polka;” “In Krapfen’s Woods;”

Eduard Strauss: “The Bee;”  Johann Strauss II: “Thunder and Lightning;”

Josef Strauss: “Feuerfest Polka;”  Johann Strauss Sr.: “Radeztky March;”

[Fill: excerpt from Max Schonherr: “Tanze aus Osterrich”]


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