A Tribute to Brahms

Saturday, April 20, 2013 8:00 PM

Artists

Gustav MeierConductor
Vanessa PerezPiano

Repertoire

Piano Concerto no. 2, opus 83Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 1, opus 68, C minorJohannes Brahms


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Our season is also brought to you by the generous support of our media sponsors, the Connecticut Post, WTNH-Channel 8 and WSHU Radio; Fairfield County Community Foundation and The University of Bridgeport; with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Brahms created a repertoire of works that amounts to a glowing and majestic apotheosis of the musical traditions of the nineteenth-century. The Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 was dubbed "Beethoven's Tenth" by a famous conductor because of its majestic and intense tone.


Returning Venezuelan pianist, Vanessa Perez, has already been recognized as a "virtuosa" of the keyboard, endowed with extraordinary interpretive power and an incredible virtuosity that captivates audiences, performing a Brahms masterpiece, notable for its scale and grandeur, as well as its thrilling technical difficulties.

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