Seattle Choral Company in Concert: Rachmaninoff's Vespers
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The last date listed for Rachmaninoff's Vespers was Saturday June 9, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Beethoven's final piano concerto, the Emperor, is widely considered among the composer's crowning achievements, a thrilling, dynamic work composed in 1811 in Vienna and dedicated to Beethoven's close friend and pupil, Archduke Rudolf of Austria. Acclaimed young pianist Benjamin Salman will bring the Beethoven masterpiece to life in his performance with the Seattle Festival Orchestra in this exciting program that also features works by Nabucco, Wagner, Nielson and more. Please the full event description for the complete program. Learn More
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The same show is also being performed at Bastyr University Chapel.
Rachmaninoff’s Vespers is a masterpiece, draped in rich, warm harmonies. First performed in Moscow in 1915, this extended a cappella work is unquestionably one of Rachmaninoff’s finest achievements, a work of extraordinary beauty and drama that many consider to be the crowning glory of Russian choral music.