The music of Rachmaninoff has touched the heart for generations. Matthias Pintscher conducts the Russian master’s late, luxuriant Symphonic Dances, music that poignantly quotes nostalgic melodies from his early Vespers.
Behind the Curtain
with Associate Conductor Vince Lee
"Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances was the last piece he wrote, and features a big alto saxophone solo from the orchestra, which is a very distinctive sound. He composed that piece while living in Long Island–not a bad place to write some music!"
About Matthias Pintscher
Equally accomplished as conductor and composer, Pintscher sees his two main spheres of activity as entirely complementary; he has created significant works for the world’s leading orchestras, and his intrinsic understanding of the score from the composer’s perspective informs his ability to communicate on the podium.
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This performance is at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis. Doors will open one hour before the performance. Before the concert, enjoy coffee and pastries courtesy of Marsh Supermarkets!
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