Danielle Talamantes, soprano
National Philharmonic Chorale
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Ravel’s most famous work, the hypnotic Bolero, begins this special concert. Gloria scored for soprano, large orchestra and chorus, is one of Poulenc’s most celebrated works. Rimsky-Korsakov’s famous Scheherazade, based on the tales of The Arabian Nights, is a symphonic suite full of dazzling orchestration and splendid violin solos.
A free pre-concert lecture will be offered at 6:45 pm .