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"Ohlsson Plays Tchaikovsky"
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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 13 2012

My seat in the Grand Tier was excellent for viewing the stage. Even though I was seated on the right side and the pianoist and keyboard faced the left, he was videoed on a screen center stage from the ceiling for all to see.

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attended Oct 13 2012

IT WAS AN OUTSTANDING CONCERT THE BEST I HAVE BEEN TO FOR A LONG TIME. THE ARTISTS WERE MAGNIFICENT AND THE AUDIENCE REFUSED TO ALLOW THEM TO LEAVE THE STAGE ONLY AFTER SEVERAL RETURNS AND A ENCORE.

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Stephen Guiland
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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 12 2012

Garrick Ohlsson was fantastic providing the strength and energetic performance required in the 1st movement, contrasted with the gentle butterfly caresses in the 2nd. He is indeed a terrific pianist and when combined with the beauty of the solo...continued

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Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 1

Haydn: Symphony No. 102 in B-flat Major

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Op. 44

Piotr Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 2 may be somewhat less known than the First concerto, but it is no less musically rich and dynamic, especially in the hands of our frequent and esteemed guest, pianist Garrick Ohlsson. The concert opens with Ottorino Respighi’s gentle and graceful _Ancient Airs and Dances _in its first Suite, and then Joseph Haydn’s humorous and interesting Symphony No. 102 is performed by music director Jahja Ling and the orchestra.