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Concert No. 1 Season Opener
October 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$15 - $50
F. Liszt Les Preludes
S. Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
L. van Beethoven Symphony No. 5
“New Beginnings” – combines the sounds of “fate” with some of the most beautiful melodies ever written! WSO opens with Liszt’s magnificent tone poem Les Preludes after an Ode from Alphonse de Lamartine.
And if you love gorgeous melodies, sweeping harmonies, and virtuosity, you are in for a treat with Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Jose Mendez, the acclaimed Spanish pianist, will solo.
Save the best for last! That’s what we plan with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5! Experience one of Beethoven’s most intense orchestral works famous for its “fate” motif and glorious ending.
This Season opener will satisfy your yearning for WSO’s “New Beginnings” as we begin our 51st year.
Sponsors: Hudock Capital Group, Panda Patriots, Blaise & Gabriela Alexander