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OPENING WEEKEND: RACHMANINOFF SYMPHONY NO. 2

Sep 14, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018

Brett Mitchell, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano


WILLIAM HILL World Premiere
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K. 503
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27


On the heels of an acclaimed inaugural season, Music Director Brett Mitchell, begins his second by conducting Rachmaninoff's second and best-known symphony. A romantic tour de force, Rachmaninoff’s luscious Symphony No. 2 brims with emotion as melodies of heart-wrenching beauty unfold throughout. One of America’s foremost pianists, featured soloist Jeremy Denk joins your Colorado Symphony in bringing the exceptional elegance of Mozart’s brilliant Piano Concerto No. 25 to life. A special world premiere performance of Principal Timpanist William Hill’s latest composition kicks off this opening weekend celebration.