Concert 6: It’s Time for Pictures
Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 7:30pm | ArcBest Performing Arts Center
WubWubWub by Patrick Conlon.
World Premiere Double Concerto for Violin and Clarinet.
Patrick Conlon, violin, Christina Giacona, clarinet
Sergei Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring Irish pianist, Michael McHale.
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition.
Pop music meets classical symphony with this brilliant, exciting and fun new work based on today’s most current popular music trends for full symphony orchestra. Micheal McHale, Ireland’s most sought after young classical artist will perform an electrifying piano concerto full of driving rhythms and exuberant Russian flair. Pictures at an Exhibition is a huge orchestral blockbuster of epic proportions and sonic splendor.
As the title states, the music was inspired by paintings from the 1870’s. Newly commissioned paintings for the music by artists from The Unexpected will be featured at this very special season closing concert.