About The Show
May 12, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. | Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater
May 13, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. | Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater
Gemma New, conductor
Anton Nel, piano
There will be pre-concert discussion both evenings from 6:35pm -7:00pm with Gemma New (conductor) and Dr. Eric Schneeman
COSA will feature its concerto for piano and orchestra in a concert, Myths Abound. Winner of the 1987 Naumberg International Piano Competition, acclaimed Beethoven interpreter, and beloved professor, Anton Nel, will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, which was influenced by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Other works include Christoph Wilibald Gluck's Dance of the Furies and rarely heard Chaconne from the opera Orfeo ed Euridice, The final work will be Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter."
The appearance of Anton Nel is made possible by a generous gift from Christopher Cheever.