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Friday, March 9th, 2018
8:00 PM
PERFORMERS Nashville Symphony Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Jennifer Koh, violin PROGRAM Esa-Pekka Salonen - Violin Concerto Mahler - Symphony No. 5 Program highlights two iconic musicians known as both composers and conductors - Gustav Mahler and Esa-Pekka Salonen, former music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Mahlers music is one of Giancarlo Guerreros passions and specialties. His symphonies are epic in scope, and this one opens with a memorable passage featuring principal trumpet player Jeff Bailey. Violinist Jennifer Koh is the featured soloist on the Salonen. She Is recognized for her intense, commanding performances, delivered with dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance.