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March 09, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET
Springfield Symphony Hall

Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with the University Chorale

Adam Kerry Boyles, SSO conductor
Nikki Stoia, Springfield Symphony Chorus conductor
Stephen Paparo, University Chorale conductor

Quynh Nguyen, piano soloist

Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’
Lili Boulanger D’un Matin du Printemps
Paul Chihara Piano Concerto Fantasy
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Randall Thompson Selections from Frostiana
Ludwig van Beethoven Choral Fantasy

Piano Fantasy puts the piano in the spotlight of both acts of the concert. The first act features the SSO premiere of the Concerto-Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra by Paul Chihara, and Beethoven's unique Choral Fantasy for piano, chorus, and orchestra closes the program. Both works will feature the dazzling artistry of Vietnamese pianist, Quynh Nguyen. The evocative “D’un matin du printemps” of Lili Boulanger and “Fantasia on Greensleeves” of Ralph Vaughan Williams show off the beauty of the orchestra itself, and both the “Cantique de Jean Racine” of Gabriel Fauré and two selections from Randall Thompson’s Frostiana will display the glory of the choral/orchestral combination.

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