The orchestra kicks off its 45th season with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s sprightly and festive Symphony No. 32, a miniature symphony crafted by a true genius. “Ramal” by Syrian-American composer Kareem Roustom is steeped in the musical traditions of the Near East. The New York Times called it “ propulsive, colorful and an immediately appealing creation.” Albert Kim is the soloist in Johannes Brahms’ Second Piano Concerto. Huge in scale and character, it is a virtuosic showpiece for the pianist – although Brahms jokingly referred to it as “a tiny little piano concerto.”
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