Taking Flight: Conductor: Silas N. Huff; Piano Soloist, Orion Weiss – Venice Performing Arts Center
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Taking Flight: Conductor: Silas N. Huff; Piano Soloist, Orion Weiss

Date: April 13, 2018 - April 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm

Taking Flight: Conductor: Silas N. Huff
Soar with Stravinskyʼs magnificent Firebird Suite and Korngoldʼs rousing The Sea Hawk Overture. Renowned piano soloist Orion Weiss takes command of Brahmsʼ Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat Major and Bizetʼs crowd-pleasing Carmen Suite No.1 rounds out this program.

Guest Soloist: Pianist Orion Weiss: One of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians, the pianist Orion Weiss has performed with the major American orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and New York Philharmonic. …. MORE

Performances:

April 13 – 7:30

April 14 – 3:30

The public is invited to a free Pre-Concert Meet the Conductor Program at 6:15 pm before evening concerts and 2:15 pm before afternoon concerts, at the VPAC. These talks are moderated by Alan Gardner, a local composer and radio personality and offer everyone a chance to hear the guest conductor, concert master and soloists provide an informed inside look at the music featured in that weekend’s concert. Reservations and tickets are not required. The Pre-Concert Talk Program is sponsored by Bank of America.  

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