Ravel Bolero

Sat, Feb 16, 2019 8:00 PM
Sun, Feb 17, 2019 3:00 PM

Mario Venzago, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

BERLIOZ Le corsaire 
BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture 
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1 
RAVEL Rhapsodie espagnole 
RAVEL Bolero 

Conductor Mario Venzago leads the Orchestra in Ravel's hypnotic Bolero, a kaleidoscope of different orchestral colors that build to a thrilling conclusion, and the Rapsodie espagnole, which ranges from sultry evocations of Spanish nights to vivid daylight fiestas. Pianist Conrad Tao returns to the BSO to perform Liszt's breathtaking First Piano Concerto. The program also includes Berlioz's dazzling overtures, Le corsaire and Roman Carnival Overture, capturing the colors and excitement of the Carnival season in Rome.