The spirit of invention

Conductor Joseph Swensen
Soloist Paul Lewis, piano

Vine V – An Orchestral Fanfare
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3
Prokofiev Symphony No.5 in B flat

What do you call a piece that only runs five minutes? Australian composer Carl Vine decided a short work deserved a short title and called it simply V (for the Roman numeral!). I wanted to sing of the free, happy man, his mighty power, his chivalry and purity of spirit,” said Prokofiev about his searching Fifth Symphony which overflows with persuasive charm. Yet it’s also witty, edgy and contrarian, with exquisite melodies. When Beethoven wrote his third Piano Concerto, he was breaking new grounds with his music; creating a new type of sound world that had never been heard before. This concerto will show off the piano and orchestra to spectacular effect, especially in the hands of master pianist Paul Lewis.

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A-Reserve Adult $119 Concession^ $99 Student^^ $49 Family^^^ $287
B-Reserve Adult $99 Concession^ $85.90 Student^^ $49 Family^^^ $218.40
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