All-Karol Rathaus Concert

Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 3 PM
Presented by the Aaron Copland School of Music

at LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College
in Flushing, NY

Tickets $40–$50

  • Conducted by Leon Botstein
    music director of The Orchestra Now and the American Symphony Orchestra
  • All-Karol Rathaus program
    Louisville Prelude
    Piano Concerto
    Merchant of Venice Suite
    Symphony No. 2
  • with pianist Daniel Wnukowski
  • Part of the Karol Rathaus Festival, which will also include public lectures, master classes and a concert of chamber music.

More About the Music

All-Karol Rathaus program
This concert features the works of Karol Rathaus, the European composer who was exiled by the Nazis. It is part of a Rathaus Festival organized by the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, which will also include public lectures, master classes and a concert of chamber music.

Louisville Prelude
Bustling, mysterious, and slightly ominous

Piano Concerto
Mischievous, sinister, and evocative

Merchant of Venice Suite

Symphony No. 2
Foreboding and full of drama

Program subject to change.

Timings & Concert Order

The concert will last approximately 2 hours.

Karol Rathaus Louisville Prelude
12 min

Karol Rathaus Piano Concerto
Daniel Wnukowski, piano
30 min

Intermission
20 min

Karol Rathaus Merchant of Venice Suite
10 min

Karol Rathaus Symphony No. 2
35 min

All timings are approximate. Program subject to change.

More About the Artists

LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
Leon Botstein brings a renowned career as both a conductor and educator to his role as music director of The Orchestra Now. He has been music director of the American Symphony Orchestra since 1992, artistic codirector of Bard SummerScape and the Bard Music Festival since their creation, and president of Bard College since 1975.
>Full Bio

DANIEL WNUKOWSKI, piano

Artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Karol Rathaus Louisville Prelude

Karol Rathaus Piano Concerto

Karol Rathaus Symphony No. 2

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