Afternoon in Paris
Escape Wichita's winter with dreams of springtime in Paris with this concert of gorgeous French music. The music of 19th-century French composer Louise Farrenc has emerged in recent years with newfound and deserved respect among musicians & audiences. Considered her supreme masterwork, discover her Third Symphony charged with turbulence and romanticisim.
Brilliant orchestral colors await you in Ravel's masterful orchestration of his original piano music, Tombeau de Couperin. Ravel looks back to the 18th-century dances by the French composer François Couperin while presenting each movement as a memorial to a friend lost in the Great War.
Saint-Saëns' scintillating Second Piano Concerto comes to life with the powerful technique and exceptional insight of the award-winning pianist Orion Weiss.
This concert will surely take the winter chill off you.