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Masur Takes the Reins

Concert Details

Welcome, Music Director Ken-David Masur! For his inaugural concerts, Masur has selected music to which he feels a personal connection. Schumann’s only piano concerto; written at a time when such concertos were expected to be lightweight and flashy, Schumann’s stands apart for its substance and grace. Nicolas Namoradze performs the Schumann. This historic program closes with a suite from Strauss’s well-loved opera “The Knight of the Rose.”

Uihlein Hall Seating Chart 

The MSO Steinway piano was made possible through a generous gift from Michael & Jeanne Schmitz

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Start Time

8:00p on Friday, September 13

8:00p on Saturday, September 14

2:30p on Sunday, September 15

conductor

Ken-David Masur

piano

Nicolas Namoradze

Wagner

Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Schumann

Concerto in A minor for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 54

Detlev Glanert

Brahms-Fantasie, Heliogravure for orchestra

Strauss

Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Opus 59