Classics Series A
Alexander Returns! Dvořák & Rachmaninoff
Feb 8, 2019 – Feb 9, 2019 at the Centennial Concert Hall
“Profound musical imagination,” “Stunning panache” – a few of the accolades for Cameron Crozman who performs the Dvořák Cello Concerto on the Bonjour Stradivarius. Alexander Mickelthwate returns to lead the WSO in the “tragic and heroic” first symphony by Rachmaninoff. This will be exciting!
Pre-concert chats begin at 10:05 am for the matinee and 7:15 pm for each evening performance on the Piano Nobile.
Prep for the concert by listening to the Spotify playlist:
Cello ConcertoAntonín Dvořák
Symphony No.1Sergei Rachmaninoff
Rachmaninoff No. 1Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 10:30 AM
Alexander Mickelthwate returns to conduct Rachmaninoff’s First Symphony. Written when he was just 22, the premiere in 1897 wasn’t a success and the early failure is part of the piece’s legend. But this is the story of a major talent overflowing with ideas. We get to look inside the heart and mind of the young Rachmaninoff who became one of the most beloved composers of all time.
- Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor
- Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 1 in D minor