Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff



Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff

January 7

Friday8:00pm | Van Wezel

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January 8

Saturday8:00pm | Van Wezel

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January 9

Sunday2:30pm | Van Wezel

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This event qualifies for Flex Pass

Venue: Van Wezel / 777 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota
Duration: 2hrs / Includes Intermission
Cost: $35-$98


Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Garrick Ohlsson, piano


This program features two jewels of the Romantic repertoire. Brahms' bucolic Second Symphony is a sunny, optimistic work that boosts the spirit. Legendary pianist Garrick Ohlsson returns to Sarasota to awe audiences with Rachmaninoff's towering Piano Concerto No. 3. A fiendishly difficult work, the piece demands extraordinary technical prowess and stamina from the soloist. Jeffrey Kahane, Sarasota Orchestra's Artistic Advisor, leads the orchestra in this memorable collaboration.

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