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Mozart's Elvira Madigan

May 12th 2018 @ Boettcher Concert Hall

Denver, CO
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Saturday, May 12th, 2018
7:30 PM
Ken-David Masur, conductor

Orion Weiss, piano

Susanna Phillips, soprano

Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, conductor

MOZART Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467

FAURÉ Pavane, Op. 50


Conductor Ken-David Masur opens this evening with Mozart’s sprightly Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, then leads pianist Orion Weiss and the Colorado Symphony in performing Mozart’s tranquil Piano Concerto No. 21, often called “Elvira Madigan” due to the use of its well-known Andante in the film of the same name. The concerto is well-matched with Fauré’s stately and soothing Pavane, while Poulenc’s reverent, spirited Gloria — featuring Susanna Phillips and the Colorado Symphony Chorus — concludes this blissful collection of symphonic music. [Organizer's description]