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Stanford Philharmonia

February 24, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Bing Concert Hall

Advance tickets: GENERAL $20 | STUDENT $10 | SENIOR $15 (Now on sale!)

At the door: GENERAL $25 | STUDENT $15 | STANFORD STUDENTS FREE WITH SUID | SENIOR $20

This Stanford Philharmonia concert, led by Music Director Paul Phillips, opens with Lyric for Strings by George Walker, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 and widely regarded as the dean of African-American composers. Concerto Competition winner Patrick Worasaran performs Frédéric Chopin's First Piano Concerto, and SP Assistant Conductor Chris Yoon conducts the sunny Serenade for 13 winds, composed at the age of 17 by Richard Strauss. The program concludes with a performance of Béla Bartók's 20th-century masterpiece, Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta.

Program

  • George Walker: Lyric for Strings
  • Fréderick Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11
    Patrick Worasaran, piano (2017 SSO Concerto Competition Winner)
  • Richard Strauss: Serenade, Op. 7
    Chris Yoon, conductor
  • Béla Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta

​Note: This program is repeated Sunday, February 25 at 2:30 pm.

Event Sponsor: 
Associated Students of Stanford University, Department of Music
Contact Email: 
wkeats@stanford.edu
Event Type: 
Performance
Performing Group: 
Staford Philharmonia
Performers Type: 
Student Performers
Genre: 
Classical
Academic Quarter: 
Winter 2018