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Inon Barnatan dazzles in Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 8/21 at 8pm

Inon Barnatan Photo: Marco Borggreve
Marco Borggreve
Inon Barnatan Photo: Marco Borggreve

“It's very intimate. This really heralds what Chopin will become.” - Inon Barnatan

Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

HIGDON blue cathedral
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor
FARRENC Symphony No. 3 in G Minor


Maestra Mei-Ann Chen joins the RPO for her Rochester debut. You’ll hear Jennifer Higdon’s “Blue Cathedral,” a work which evokes loss and mourning with its evocative harmonies and shimmering colors. Pianist Inon Barnatan returns to perform Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with an innovative orchestration crafted to showcase the orchestra. The concert ends with a symphony by Louise Farrenc. Her Romantic music was all but forgotten after her death, so the RPO is proud to join orchestras around the world in bringing well-deserved attention to her symphonic output.

Hear moreOn Recordwith WXXI's Julia Figueras.

This concert will repeat on August 21, 2023

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