Sibelius & Rubinstein

Sun, Oct 15, 2017, 3 PM
Part of the series TŌN at Rose Theater
  • Conducted by Neeme Järvi
    artistic director of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
  • Sibelius Andante Festivo
    Anton Rubinstein Piano Concerto No. 4 & Caprice Russe
    Michael Daugherty Tales of Hemingway
  • with Anna Shelest, piano
    the youngest prize winner of the Milosz Magin International Piano Competition
    and Zuill Bailey, cello
    Grammy Award winner

MORE ABOUT THE MUSIC

Sibelius Andante Festivo
“The piece really transports you to Finland, to a snowy and mystic landscape. It takes your imagination anywhere.” –Diego Gabete, violin

Anton Rubinstein Piano Concerto No. 4
“This concerto is an inwardly passionate and tragic drama. It’s almost like watching fireworks on the piano!” –Paul Nemeth, bass

Anton Rubinstein Caprice Russe
“It’s like a musical postcard from Russia, traveling through memories and time with a cavernous, weaving sound.” –Drew Youmans, violin

Michael Daugherty Tales of Hemingway
“I love this piece! Daugherty’s colorful orchestration evokes images of expansive landscapes, creating a poetic tribute to these places and stories.” –Eleanor Lee, cello

TIMINGS & CONCERT

Jean Sibelius Andante Festivo
5 min

Brief remarks by TŌN musician Hao Xing

Anton Rubinstein Piano Concerto No. 4
Anna Shelest, piano
32 min

Anton Rubinstein Caprice Russe
Anna Shelest, piano
20 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by TŌN musician Federico Ramos

Michael Daugherty Tales of Hemingway
Zuill Bailey, cello
29 min

All timings are approximate.

MORE ABOUT THE ARTISTS

NEEMI JÄRVI, conductor
Neeme Järvi is the artistic director of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and the music director emeritus of both the Residentie Orkest The Hague and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. He is also the principal conductor emeritus of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the conductor laureate of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
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ANNA SHELEST, piano
Has appeared with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra, and Netherlands Symphony Orchestra; and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium; The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.; Vienna’s Konzerthaus; the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory; and Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
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ZUILL BAILEY, cello
Best Solo Performance Grammy Award, 2017, live recording of Michael Daugherty’s Tales of Hemingway; 2014 Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Alumni; Classical Recording Foundation Award, 2006 and 2007, Beethoven’s complete works for Cello and Piano
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Sample the Music

Sibelius Andante Festivo

Anton Rubinstein Piano Concerto No. 4

Anton Rubinstein Caprice Russe

Michael Daugherty Tales of Hemingway

Photo by David DeNee

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