Sunday, Nov 05, 2017 2:00p -
NEC's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA 02115
Date Idea, Music, Performing Arts
A.J. Kernis – New Era Dance
Grieg – Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 16
Sibelius – Symphony No. 5 in E flat, Op. 83
The Boston Civic Symphony opens its 93rd season with new music director Francisco Noya leading the orchestra in Alan Kernis’s New Era Dance – commissioned for the 150th anniversary of the New York Philharmonic. World-renowned pianist and local resident Ya-Fei Chuang will perform Grieg’s beloved Piano Concerto in A minor. The afternoon will close with Symphony No. 5 of Sibelius – one of his most popular works.
About the Orchestra:
Founded in 1924, the Civic is the city’s second oldest orchestra and one of the area’s most respected musical organizations. The orchestra takes great pride in its focus on showcasing the talents of exceptionally gifted young musicians, many of whom have gone on to distinguished professional careers. An endowment by the late James Powers offers local music students the opportunity to perform with the orchestra. The other valuable members of the orchestra are established professionals and skilled amateurs who come from all walks of life.