Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Catch The Finale of Unexpected Italy With Superb Swiss-Italian Pianist Francesco Piemontesi

Unexpected Italy Finale!
Music Director Gianandrea Noseda continues the Kennedy Center's spring celebration of his home country! In his NSO debut, superb Swiss-Italian pianist Francesco Piemontesi lends his depth, intensity, and sincerity to Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Rachmaninoff's well-loved homage to extraordinary Italian violinist Niccolò Paganini. The program also features Respighi's charming "Ancient Airs and Dances" and Casella's Symphony No. 2—one of Noseda's favorite symphonies of all time. Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture.  Thursday, May 30, 2019 - Saturday, June 1, 2019.  Concert Hall. Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20566.   More information and tickets here. Use code: CIAODC for 15% off!

Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano

RespighiAncient Airs and Dances – Suite No. 2
RachmaninoffRhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Casella: Symphony No. 2
To watch live stream.  The concert will begin at 7 pm EST and will feature the following program.

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