Rattle Returns

Simon Rattle - Conductor


Brahms - Symphony No. 3


Webern - Six Pieces for Orchestra

Schumann - Symphony No. 3 ("Rhenish")

Sunday, April 29, 2012

2:00 pm Verizon Hall

Simon Rattle, in a rare US guest-conducting appearance, leads the sweeping and expressive third symphonies of both Brahms and Schumann. These create an ideal framework for the revolutionary style of Webern's hyper-romantic Six Pieces for Orchestra. Rattle and Philadelphia, a partnership not to be missed.

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program notes

Tim Ribchester, Conductor, Musicologist; Accompanist, Academy of Vocal Arts

Pre-Concert Conversations

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Fabulous Philadelphians return to the Academy of Music for four exceptional performances June 21-23. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime event.

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