These daytime concerts feature renowned pianists Daniil Trifonov, Hélène Grimaud and Yuja Wang. Joshua Bell performs music by Brahms, and Gustavo Dudamel conducts music by Russian masters Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Scriabin. James Gaffigan conducts Brahms and Ravel, while Jaap van Zweden conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich. Philippe Jordan presides over an extravagant celebration of Wagner’s Ring Cycle, and the series concludes with a Dudamel-led program of Stravinsky, Bartók and Janáček.
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00am
Wagner: Das Rheingold: Prelude, orchestral interludes, and Entrance of the Gods (c. 22 minutes)
Wagner: Siegfried: Forest Murmurs (c. 9 minutes)
Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey (c. 12 minutes)
Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral March (c. 7 minutes)
Wagner: Götterdämmerung: “Starke Scheite schichtet mir dort” (c. 20 minutes)
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 11:00am