Aaron Copland School of Music Presents: Karol Rathaus Concert, feat. The Orchestra Now
February 24, at 3:00 pm$40 – $50
Marking the first US performance of Rathaus’ music in many years, “The Orchestra Now” (Bard College) performs a program of his orchestral music with conductor Leon Botstein. The program spans all periods of Rathaus’ creative life – from his earlier days in Berlin, till his later American works – and includes his Symphony #2, Op. 7 (1923), Concerto for piano, op. 45 (1939), Louisville Prelude, Op. 71 (1953), and a Suite based on Rathaus’ music to Habima’s production of “The Merchant of Venice” arranged by Ariel Davydov (Israel/USA).
The featured soloist of the piano concerto is Polish-Canadian pianist, currently residing in Vienna, Daniel Wnukowski.