February 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM
In this Valentine Week concert, conductor finalist Bruce Kiesling , Pianist Andrew Tyson and the Symphony offer some of the most exciting Russian orchestral masterpieces performed by the world’s finest orchestras and guest artists. The great Russian music of the 19th and 20th centuries is unsurpassed in its unbridled passion, melodic splendor, and kaleidoscopic color. The program includes Rachmaninoff’s glittering piano favorite Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.
Hailed by the BBC as “a real poet of the piano,” Andrew Tyson is emerging as a distinctive and important new musical voice world-wide. Many refer to his piano playing as being exquisite, flexible, subtle, colorful, passionate, and daring. Tyson has been winning prizes and competitions around the world since he was 15 years of age. Most recently he captured First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zürich, where was also awarded the Mozart and Audience Prizes. Performances in his busy calendar include recitals all over the world including twice at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. He has performed with U.S. orchestras including the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the North Carolina Symphony, the Tulare County Symphony, the Fairfax Symphony, and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets Available at http://www.theoso.com/ and http://www.riverparkcenter.com or calling The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra (270) 684-0661.
The 2016- 2017 Conductor Search Season for the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra runs from October 2016 through April of 2017, visit http://www.oso.com to see how the community may participate in the selection of the new Music Director and Conductor.