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Free Composer Talk – Resplendent Rachmaninoff

May 8 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm MDT

Dawn Grapes composer talk
From the February Composer Talk

Free: At the Old Town Library – 201 Peterson St., Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Learn about the lives of the composers on the “Resplendent Rachmaninoff” concert in this free, one-hour lecture with CSU professor Dr. K. Dawn Grapes.

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Symphony.

Resplendent Rachmaninoff:

Celebrate 100 years of exceptional music in Fort Collins with Rachmaninoff’s captivating Piano Concerto No. 2.

Our season closes with music that has captivated audiences in concert halls, movie theaters, and figure skating arenas for 123 years: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by pianist Zhu Wang and your Fort Collins Symphony.

Béla Bartók’s Dance Suite kicks off the energy of the evening with a vibrant suite of dances pulsating with rhythm and melody. The concert concludes with the serenity of Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 2, a tranquil masterpiece that whispers with songs of nature.

Don’t miss this chance to celebrate a century of music live with your Fort Collins Symphony.

Rachmaninoff Concert Poster - faces and text about the concert.