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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013, 3:00 PM



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Curtis Symphony Orchestra

Curtis Symphony Orchestra Jahja Ling, conductor
Ida Kavafian, violin
Peter Wiley, cello (’74)
Robert McDonald, piano (’76, ’77)

at Verizon Hall—Kimmel Center

Verizon Hall—Kimmel Center

STUCKY Rhapsodies
BEETHOVEN Concerto in C major for Violin, Cello, Piano, and Orchestra, Op. 56, "Triple Concerto"
MAHLER Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor


Three great artists-all Curtis faculty members-join forces for Beethoven's Triple Concerto. Ida Kavafian, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; and Robert McDonald, piano perform under acclaimed conductor Jahja Ling. The free-flowing, euphoric {i}Rhapsodies{/i}, by 2012-13 Curtis composer-in-residence Steven Stucky anticipates the passionate contrasts found in Mahler's mercurial Symphony No. 5. {b}Tickets{/b}: $5–45; Ticket Philadelphia: (215) 893-1999, {a href="" target="_blank"}order{/a} {b}Sponsored by Blank Rome (

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