Prairie Performances

Dazzling Debut

Pyotr Tchaikovsky, c. 1888.

Pyotr Tchaikovsky, c. 1888. By Émile Reutlinger - NYPL Digital Gallery — Image ID: 1158492, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9: The Illinois Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ken Lam, opens the 2017-2018 season with a world premiere Fanfare by Mark Rheaume honoring Ken Lam.  Pianist Ran Dank performs the 3rd Piano Concerto by Bela Bartok and the concert concludes with Tchaikovksy’s fateful 5th Symphony.

"Dazzling Debut" (10-27-2017)

Illinois Symphony Orchestra
Ken Lam, conductor
Ran Dank, piano

Mark Rheaume | Entrance Fanfare

Smetana | The Bartered Bride Overture

Bartok | Piano Concerto No 3

Tchaikovsky | Symphony No 5 in E minor