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Symphony Night Out: Ben Folds’ Piano Concerto Debut

March 13, 2014 @ 6:30 pm

Ben Folds

Premiere of Ben Folds’ Piano Concerto

Join us for a night out at the symphony on Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m., featuring the debut of Ben Folds’ piano concerto, commissioned by the Nashville Symphony, Nashville Ballet, and Minnesota Orchestra. The Symphony will also play selections from Wagner, Bartók, and Rossini.

very limited number of tickets are available at a price of $20, so please contact Rachel Leach, Director of Community and Alumni Relations, at leachr@aquinascollege.edu to reserve your tickets.

A carpool will be leaving from Aquinas College at 6:30 p.m.

About the Concerto

From the Nashville Symphony website:
Be one of the very first to hear pop icon Ben Folds premiere his brand-new piano concerto, co-commissioned by the Nashville Symphony, Nashville Ballet and Minnesota Orchestra. Folds will bring his knack for memorable melodies and sophisticated musicianship to the stunning sound of a full symphony orchestra. The William Tell Overture — best known as the theme of The Lone Ranger — will add to the fun, while Bartók’s Miraculous Mandarin and Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde will show off the exceptional musicians in our GRAMMY®-winning orchestra.

Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Ben Folds, piano

Wagner – Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Bartók – Miraculous Mandarin Suite
Rossini – William Tell Overture
Ben Folds – Piano Concerto (World Premiere)


March 13, 2014
6:30 pm
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