Feb 19, 2016
Morgan Hall, Bailey Performance Center
Kennesaw State University School of Music presents Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Cristian Macelaru, conductor; Karen Gomyo, violin
Conductor Cristian Macelaru leads the ASO in an evening of works from Russian composers beginning with Stravinsky’s masterpiece Petrushka, the tale of a puppet who, after being murdered by his rival, returns to haunt his master. Violinist Karen Gomyo performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, one of the most beautiful, thrilling, and beloved works in the repertoire. The program concludes with Sergei Lyapounov’s kaleidoscopic transcription for full orchestra of Balakirev’s Islamey.
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Time: 8:00 pm