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.
- 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.