Tchaikovsky Thrill Ride

Classical
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 8:00 PM
Strathmore
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Meyerhoff

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Łukasz Kuropaczewski, guitar

John Adams // Short Ride in a Fast Machine Listen Now
John Adams // Lola Montez Does the Spider Dance (East Coast Premiere)
Rodrigo // Concierto de Aranjuez Listen Now
Tchaikovsky // Symphony No. 5 in E Minor Listen Now

This signature program opens with two short, fiery works by John Adams, including the East Coast Premiere of Lola Montez, dedicated to Maestra Alsop. The thrill ride continues with Łukasz Kuropaczewski’s performance of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, one of the most popular works of the classical guitar repertoire. The program culminates with Tchaikovsky’s powerful Symphony No. 5.