YSO: Classical Favorites #2
2012-2013 YSO Subscriptions
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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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