Andrew Constantine, Conductor
Lise de la Salle, piano
Strauss — Don Juan, Op. 20
Strauss — Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Suite
Rachmaninoff — Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
The brilliant young French pianist Lise de la Salle will play Rachmaninoff’s most popular piano concerto, with its blizzard of notes and luxuriant string melodies. Two showpieces by Strauss provide the perfect accompaniment, putting the Philharmonic’s stunning virtuosity on full display.
This free pre-concert talk, sponsored by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends, is designed to provide audience members insight into the evening's concert program and featured guest artists. Musically Speaking is hosted by Fort Wayne Philharmonic conducting staff, musicians, and guest artists.
For this Masterworks concert on October 27 only, Musically Speaking will be held in the Madge Rothschild Mezzanine Lounge on the second level of the Embassy Theatre. Please enter through the Embassy main lobby doors on the first floor. You will need your ticket to enter the Embassy Theatre lobby.
6:30 p.m. (one hour before every Masterworks concert)