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2009-2010 Concert Season
Rhapsody in Paris
April 11, 2010

American Mosaics III
May 21, 2010


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Concerts


Hexameron & The Clash of the Piano Titans

Hear a new performing edition for piano and orchestra

It was billed as an epic battle of the hands: In 1837, six piano-composer heavyweights ? including Liszt, Chopin, and Czerny ? were invited to spin their own variations on a theme by Bellini into a single piece called ?Hexameron.? But unforeseen events ? egos, perhaps ? prevented the supergroup from meeting for their debut performance. Now, for one night only, twelve-handed pianist Kenneth Hamilton will bring to life the titanic clash that has been 172 years in the making.
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Rhapsody in Paris

They're back! Those naughty but chi-chi Americans!

You?ve heard Rhapsody in Blue before, c?est vrai. But you haven?t lived until you?ve heard it performed by a virtuoso of the vertical keyboard. That?s just one highlight of our return trip to the magical streets of Jazz Age Paris, where American artists found inspiration around every corner. Come drink in the heady mixture of art, absinthe, and amour!
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American Mosaics III

Celebrating America's vast musical landscape

Now in its third season, this series continues to weave a colorful canvas of our nation. And it continues to bring audiences to their feet. Join us as we celebrate pioneers and patriots from America?s vast musical landscape ? and hear the world premier of an exciting new composition by Maurice Wright.
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