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Thursday, February 1st, 2018
7:00 PM
PERFORMERS Nashville Symphony Lawrence Foster, conductor Joyce Yang, piano PROGRAM B. Mantovani - Finale Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 1 Winter Dreams Rachmaninoffs Piano Concerto 2 is one of his most beloved works, full of lush, rich piano music. It is also the work that established his fame as a composer. Eric Carmen borrowed one of the melodies for his 70s mega-hit All By Myself. A fan favorite with Nashville audiences, Korean-born pianist Joyce Yang returns to perform the Rachmaninoff. In demand as a conductor across Europe and the U.S., Lawrence Foster is currently music director of the l Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille in France. Foster hand-picked the program for this concert specifically for our symphony.