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Pacific Symphony: Opening Night With Pacific Symphony on KCET
Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
Category: Virtual Concerts & Programs

Pacific Symphony: Opening Night With Pacific Symphony on KCET & PBS SoCal
KCET broadcast: Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.
PBS SoCal broadcast: Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.
The program—a virtual piano extravaganza—will be offered in an innovative way, featuring five internationally renowned piano soloists in their home studios around the world: Olga Kern, Louis Lortie, André Watts, and piano duo Christina and Michelle Naughton. The program features 19th and 20th century masterworks by Beethoven, Dvořák, Rachmaninoff and Ravel.
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Olga Kern, piano
Louis Lortie, piano
Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
André Watts, piano
Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Schoenfeld: “Boogie” for Two Pianos (Christina and Michelle Naughton)
Ravel: “Rigaudon” from “Le Tombeau de Couperin”
Beethoven: “Adagio sostenuto” from “Moonlight” Sonata (Louis Lortie)
Beethoven: “Allegro con brio” from Symphony No. 5
Beethoven: “Andante con moto” from Piano Concerto No. 4 (André Watts)
Rachmaninoff: Moment Musical No. 4, E Minor (Olga Kern)
Rachmaninoff: Variation 18, “Andante cantabile" from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Olga Kern)