Dizzying pyrotechnics and soaring melodies have given Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto a treasured place in pianists’ repertoire and in the hearts of audiences. Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3 reveals expansive harmonies, shattering climaxes and evocations of Russian Orthodox Church music. The concert opens with the Dallas premiere of Michael Ippolito’s Nocturne, inspired by the painting of the same name by Spanish painter Joan Miró.
“[Yang’s] attention to detail and clarity is as impressive as her agility, balance and velocity.”