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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Krannert Center Events: April 2022: Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: From Italy With Love

Event Details

Stephen Alltop, music director and conductor
Kevin Kelly, music director, East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra

Adam Neiman, piano

The CUSO season concludes with orchestral passion and power. This Italian journey begins with Tchaikovsky’s arch-romantic music inspired by Romeo and Juliet, performed by CUSO and the talented young musicians of the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra. The virtuosity of pianist Adam Neiman will astound you in Rachmaninoff’s brilliant variations on Paganini’s 24th Caprice. Our grand finale is The Pines of Rome, Respighi’s tone poem of sumptuous orchestral color that will transport you in surround-sound splendor.

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Respighi: Pini di Roma (The Pines of Rome)

Saturday, April 23rd 2022 - 7:30pm CT

Foellinger Great Hall

See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.

Discover at MPAL

... more recordings by Adam Neiman.

... more books about the history of Italian classical music.