Approx. 90 Minute Performance
- Dorothy Chang
Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major
Symphony No. 2 in C minor
Acclaimed conductor Xian Zhang marks her first VSO performances conducting Tchaikovsky’s Second Symphony, a work infused with beautiful Ukrainian folk songs, and giving the composer one of his earliest critical successes.
Iconic Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin performs one of Mozart’s finest concertos – a concerto that perhaps should be called the “Starling” concerto, for the famous (and actually true!) story of Mozart’s pet bird that could sing the principal theme of this concerto’s finale.