October 27, 2018
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Andrew Constantine, Conductor
Lise de la Salle, piano
Strauss — Don Juan, Op. 20
Strauss — Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Suite
Rachmaninoff — Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
The brilliant young French pianist Lise de la Salle will play Rachmaninoff’s most popular piano concerto, with its blizzard of notes and luxuriant string melodies. Two showpieces by Strauss provide the perfect accompaniment, putting the Philharmonic’s stunning virtuosity on full display.
This free pre-concert talk, sponsored by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends, is designed to provide audience members insight into the evening’s concert program and featured guest artists. Musically Speaking is hosted by Fort Wayne Philharmonic conducting staff, musicians, and guest artists.
For Masterworks concerts at the Embassy Theatre: The Gallery of the Grand Wayne Center.
6:30 p.m. (one hour before every Masterworks concert)