2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY & GRIEG
Sunday, September 23, 2018, 3:00 pm
A famous tone poem based upon Nietzsche’s novel, and used in Stanley Kubrick’s film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and an exciting opera prelude, paint vivid pictures in our imagination on this opening weekend concert.
Award-winning powerhouse pianist, George Li, is featured performing Grieg’s Piano Concerto.
Li is a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipient and a Silver medalist at The Moscow Tchaikovsky Competition.
P R O G R A M
WAGNER Die Meistersinger
GRIEG Piano Concerto
with piano soloist George Li
R. STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra (2001: A Space Odyssey)
Performed in its entirety for the first time in the Lehigh Valley!
Prologue: Sunrise — Of the Inhabitants of the Unseen World —
Of the Great Longing — Of Joys and Passions — The Dirge —
Of Science — The Convalescent — The Dance-Song —
The Night Wanderer’s Song