Symphonie Fantastique

Classics

Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle

March 23 & 24, 2018

Concert Time: 8:00 pm

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Alain Trudel, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano

Saint-Saëns – Danse Macabre
Liszt – Totentanz
Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique

The iconic and terrifying Dies irae motif has inspired each work on this program. Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Jon Nakamatsu returns to Toledo to perform Liszt’s daring Totentanz and Rachmaninoff’s radiant Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. The program finishes with the drama of desperate young love, magnified by opium-induced hallucinations in the evocative Symphonie Fantastique. TSO Music Director Alain Trudel conducts.

 

Listen to Camille Saint-Saëns's Danse macabre.

Listen to Liszt's daring Totentanz. Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Jon Nakamatsu will perform this piece and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with the TSO.

Check out Hector Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique.

 

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