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Classical Music
A collection of discussions between special guests and Music Director and midday host, Julia Figueras.

On Record With Michael Francis -- 4/11 & 4/13/19

Photo: michaelfrancisconductor.com

It's been five years since Michael Francis has been in town to work with your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and he's returned for a concert of just two pieces...but those pieces are mighty. In the first half, Sir William Walton's searing Symphony No. 1, with Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring Van Cliburn Gold medalist Yekwon Sunyoo in the second half. Maestro Francis stopped by to chat with Julia Figueras about the two works and the universal language of music.