SYMPHONIC DANCES

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October 11, 2013  to October 12, 2013

class-2-bliss1-200October 11 & 12, 2013 at 8 p.m. | Majestic Theatre
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Jonathan Biss, piano | Catherine Martin, mezzo soprano
San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers, John Silantien, director

Schubert Mirjams Siegesgesang
Schumann Piano Concerto
Rachmaninoff  Symphonic Dances

Rachmaninoff’s final composition, Symphonic Dances, has lush, nostalgic melodies inspired by Russian Orthodox and medieval chant, as well as dramatic dance energy imaginable only with a virtuosic 20th-century orchestra. This concert journey begins with the grand scope of Schubert’s “Miriam’s Song of Triumph” (Mirjams Siegesgesang), and continues with glimpses into Robert Schumann’s lyrical, yet sometimes melancholic world as it travels through the irresistible melodies and fiery passionate notes of his Piano Concerto.

Single tickets are going on sale Monday, September 9 at 10:00 a.m. For additional information, call the Symphony Box Office at (210) 554-1010. For groups of 10 or more, call (210) 554-1066.

This program is generously sponsored by Catherine and Francis Burzik Foundation.

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