The Pines of Rome

Saturday, February 5, 2022 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

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The Pines of Rome Char Prescott Sheng-Tsung Wang

Pieces

Zhou Long - The Rhyme of Taigu
Johannes Brahms - Concerto for Violin and Cello
Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome

About the Concert

No one captures the spirit of Italy better than Respighi, and his tone poem -- filled with children at play, moonlit evenings, mysterious catacombs, and ancient warriors -- offers a kaleidoscope of thrilling orchestral colors. Chinese composer Zhou Long mines the ecstatic energy of Japanese Taiko drumming in a work featuring our own marvelous percussion section. And Brahms proves that two soloists are better than one with his stirring "Double Concerto."

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