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  • Date Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time 8:00 pm
  • Venue Carpenter Theatre
  • Conductor Steven Smith
  • Violin Joan Kwuon
  • Kodaly Dances of Galanta
  • Bernstein Serenade (After Plato's "Symposium")
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major
    Opus 55 "Eroica"

The second Altria Masterworks concert of the season features the Richmond Symphony with violinist Joan Kwuon under the baton of Music Director Steven Smith, celebrating the centennial anniversary of American composer Leonard Bernstein. The New York Times has described Kwuon as a “fiery, intensely musical and impassioned” performer. The program will include Bernstein’s Serenade, after Plato’s “Symposium,” complemented by Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica” and Dances of Galánta by Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly.

Join us an hour before this concert for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insight into the concert you are about to hear.

 

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Learn more about Steven Smith, conductor.
Learn more about Joan Kwuon, violinist.

 

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