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Pisaro concerto premiere with the La Jolla Symphony

  • Mandeville Auditorium 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA, 92093 United States (map)

February 8-9, 2020 Steven Schick, conductor

Anahita Abbasi Brenda and Steven Schick Commission
Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 3
Michael Pisaro Concerto for Amplified Percussion & Orchestra (Soloist: Greg Stuart, percussion)

Brahms’ mighty Third Symphony manages also to be his most intimate and—some would say—his most beautiful symphony. The La Jolla Symphony has not played it for over a quarter of a century—come, listen fresh, and rediscover the wonders of this glorious music. We premiere two commissioned works: a new piece by emerging Iranian composer Anahita Abbasi, known for her electric and electro-acoustic works; and Michael Pisaro’s Concerto for Amplified Percussion, featuring extraordinary percussionist and frequent Pisaro collaborator Greg Stuart.