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Overture Concert Organ
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Hamburg Steinway Piano

Fri., Apr. 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Apr. 8, 2017, 8 p.m.
Sun., Apr. 9, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

The incomparable Philippe Bianconi masters Rachmaninoff ’s legendary concerto, known as the most fearsomely difficult piece ever written for piano, and the composer’s favorite among his own works.
Tickets: $16-$87| View seating and pricing charts.
3 Ways to Buy:
Online | (608) 258-4141 | In person at the Overture Center Box Office (201 State St.)*
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Music Program

Robert Schumann | Manfred Overture
Witold Lutosławski | Concerto for Orchestra
Sergei Rachmaninoff | Piano Concerto No. 3

Guest Artist

Philippe Bianconi, Piano
“Bianconi is a true aristocrat of the piano. Classically poised, Romantically ardent…with effortless grace and unforced power.” —BBC Music Magazine

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Prelude Discussion

Enjoy a 30-minute talk by music experts starting one hour before each concert in Overture Hall. Free to ticketholders.
April speaker: John DeMain, MSO Music Director