Thursday, Apr 16, 7:30-10 PM

American Virtuosos

Orpheum Theater
Price Zone 1 - Box Premium, $20.00-$140.00
Getting there
129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Leah Oby
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This program opens with Samuel Barber's Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance. As the program expands we’ll hear from a young artist whose technique has been described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “ poised and monstrously talented.” Benjamin Beilman brings his passionate performance to a Violin Concerto by Higdon; a work awarded the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Music and packed with dialogue between the violin and the orchestra. The final piece, Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 remains one of the composer’s most popular works. The emotional depth of the piece explores the “spirit of man” with a quality that is both uplifting and encouraging.