Saturday, February 11th, 2017
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201-2031
Peter Oundjian, conductor Javier Perianes, piano Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 Barber: Symphony No. 1 Respighi: Pines of Rome With its vivid orchestral effects, Respighis Pines of Rome is one of the most beloved works in the classical repertoire. Guest conductor Peter Oundjian is music director of Toronto Symphony. Saint Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 is a showpiece for Spanish virtuoso Javier Perianes, who makes his Nashville Symphony debut. Written while the composer was staying in Rome, Barbers Symphony No. 1 is an intensely lyrical and expressive work. Berliozs Roman Carnival Overture completes our colorful musical travelogue to Rome.