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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra – Pines of Rome

November 27, 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
| Powell Symphony Hall | $15 – $93

Xian Zhang, conductor
Marie-Ange Nguci, piano

 

GIOACCHINO ROSSINI Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
OTTORINO RESPIGHI Fountains of Rome
OTTORINO RESPIGHI Pines of Rome

 

Conductor Xian Zhang and pianist Marie-Ange Nguci make their SLSO debuts in a concert set in Italy. Respighi guides us through his city in Fountains and Pines of Rome. Rachmaninoff adapts Italian violin virtuoso Paganini’s dancing fingers to a virtuoso collection of variations for piano and orchestra. Rossini’s Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri fizzes and frolics.

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