Carl St. Clair, conductor
Yekwon Sunwoo, piano — Gold Medalist of the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
SHOSTAKOVICH: "Galop" from Moscow Cheryomushki
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
~ Intermission ~
PROKOFIEV: March in Bb, Op. 99
TCHAIKOVSKY: "Romeo and Juliet" Overture-Fantasy
TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture
Pre-concert entertainment by the Huntington Beach Concert Band from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Plaza Pacifica entrance.
End the summer with a bang!
You’ll enjoy this famous romantic composer’s greatest hits along with Rachmaninoff’s lush Second Piano Concerto performed by the freshly minted Gold Medalist of this year’s Van Cliburn Competition. And to cap off the evening, the electrifying “1812 Overture” — complete with live cannons and brilliant fireworks — will have hearts racing and spirits soaring.
You are allowed to bring your own food, wine and non-alcoholic beverages onto the premises, but please note that glass containers and glassware are not permitted inside the amphitheater itself. Outside beer is not allowed. Additional food and beverages may be purchased at the concession stands inside the amphitheater. The gates open at 6 p.m. for picnicking. Picnic tables will be available at the Plaza Pacifica entrance. Or, if you prefer, you can picnic at your seats.
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