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YSO: Classical Favorites #2

Strand Theatre

Sat, February 23, 2013
Tickets: $36, $46, $56 - Students: $18
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Guest Artists: Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Gabriel Benton, piano; Victor Fields, organ

Featured Pieces Include:

  • Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op. 11,
    1st mvt. Allegro maestoso
  • Ginastera: Harp Concerto, Op. 25
  • Ginastera: Dances from “Estancia”
  • Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 “Organ”

With Victor Fields presiding at the organ for this sonic spectacular, you’ll go “Ginasterical” hearing Yolanda Kondonassis, the world’s greatest harpist, along with Gabriel Benton, pianist and winner of the YSO 2011 Young Artist competition.

“Kondonassis deserves to be termed a magician for the way she shaped phrases with natural fluidity, grace and, when required, fiery drama. The program was a joy from top to bottom.“
– Jason Vieaux, The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Conducted by Dr. Robert Hart Baker

Check It Out!
Yolanda Kondonassis performs as part of NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series.

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