DM Symphony - Season Finale: Pictures at an Exhibit
Joseph Giunta, conducting
Alessio Bax, piano
BEETHOVEN Overture to Consecration of the House
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1
Jessie MONTGOMERY Starburst
MUSSORGSKY/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Experience the romantic thrill of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto played by virtuoso Alessio Bax. The concert opens with Beethoven’s majestic Consecration of the House Overture; Jessie Montgomery’s Starburst, commissioned in 2012 by the Sphinx Organization, dazzles with swirling, kaleidoscopic musical colors. Finally, experience the power and splendor as Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition draws this program of masterpieces to a close with the magnificent Great Gate of Kiev.
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