Kevin Rhodes, conductor
John Novacek, piano
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor
Rachmaninoff Symphony No.1 in D minor
Award-winning and Grammy-nominated pianist John Novacek debuts with the Symphony performing the boldly romantic Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 1, a lively work containing both fiery keyboard passages and sumptuous orchestral accompaniment. Rachmaninoff’s Symphony
No. 1 is a confident and dramatic work, depicting anguish against unrelenting fate, and a dynamic representation of the Russian symphonic tradition.
Sponsored by Nicole Philibosian Gentry, TSO Board Member