Rachmaninoff’s Transcendent Fantasy

Fri, Mar 23, 2018 8:00 PM
Sat, Mar 24, 2018 8:00 PM
Sun, Mar 25, 2018 3:00 PM

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet

Rachmaninoff // Isle of the Dead Listen Now
Weber // Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major Listen Now
Tchaikovsky // Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, “Little Russian” Listen Now

Guest conductor Peter Oundjian transports you to another land with this evocative program including Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead. BSO Principal Clarinet Yao Guang Zhai showcases the versatility of the clarinet as melancholic, triumphant and playful in Weber’s Concerto No. 2. Tchaikovsky’s name is synonymous with sumptuous melody; hear his score climb to joyful heights in “Little Russian.”