Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2
Markus Stenz, conductor
Andrey Gugnin, piano
REBEL: Le cahos from Les élémens
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
SCRIABIN: Poem of Ecstacy
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Preview Talk with KUSC's Alan Chapman at 7 p.m.
Moscow-born concert pianist Andrey Gugnin visits Orange County with Rachmaninoff’s luxuriant Piano Concerto No. 2. Meanwhile, guest conductor Markus Stenz guides listeners through a gallery of musical styles: from the French-Baroque color of Rebel, a journey into the romantic dream-like world of Debussy and Scriabin’s cosmically charged “Poem of Ecstasy.”