Saturday, October 1, 2011
8:00 pm
New England Conservatory痴 Jordan HallSusan Davenny Wyner, guest conductor
Ran Dank, piano

Dance styles in the early 20th century ranged from the Russian-folk-dance-influenced ballet of Stravinsky痴 The Firebird to the foxtrot and the Charleston of Gatsby痴 roaring 1920s. Guest conductor Susan Davenny Wyner juxtaposes these dances with two powerful works: Verdi痴 Overture to La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny) and Beethoven痴 final piano concerto, the 摘mperor,� which features pianist Ran Dank, lauded by The New York Times for his 鍍echnique, imagination, and powerhouse pianism.�

Harbison Remembering Gatsby: Foxtrot for Orchestra
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, op. 73 “Emperor”
Verdi Overture to La forza del destino
Stravinsky Suite from The Firebird (1919)

Benefiting the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Read our fascinating interview with Guest Conductor Susan Davenny Wyner.