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The LPO's Carnegie Hall Progam



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CONCERT SUMMARY
 
The LPO is honored to have been selected as one of only two orchestras to participate in Carnegie Hall's Philip Glass residency during their 2017-2018 season. Canegie Hall will present the LPO on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 on the Perelman Stage in the Stern Auditorium, marking the orchestra's first ever performance in this landmark concert hall celebrated for its wonderful acoustics. Hear the LPO perform the Carnegie Hall program in New Orleans on February 22nd and 24th.

The program begins with a few exotic selections. Revueltas’ La Noche de los Mayas, inspired by Mayan culture, culminates in a blaze of pulsing rhythms and wild percussion, while Philip Glass’ Days and Nights in Rocinha is an evocative tribute to the largest favela in Brazil. There are more fireworks as the concert concludes with Glass’ Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra, a thrilling showcase requiring Olympian virtuosity from the two soloists who play nine timpani between them.

 




Our Carnegie Hall performance is sponsored by:





This performance and our tour to Carnegie Hall are sponsored by
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Learn more about the LPO's performance
at Carnegie Hall in New York City:
               
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ARTISTS

Carlos Miguel Prieto Conductor Learn More
Jim Atwood Timpani Learn More
Paul Yancich Timpani  

PROGRAM

Silvestre Revueltas La Noche de los Mayas Listen with Spotify
Philip Glass Days and Nights in Rocinha  
Philip Glass Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists  
Program duration is approximately 2 hours including a 20-minute intermission.
There will be a pre-concert talk one hour prior to the performance.
 
 

 

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