RSO 2024 Season Finale Concert
April 20, 2024 • SEASON FINALE CONCERT
Smetana Overture to The Bartered Bride
Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 ▪ Anna Geniushene, piano
Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
The season concludes with Anna Geniushene, 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Silver Medalist, performing Rachmaninoff’s last work for piano and orchestra, featuring both astonishing virtuoso passages and Rachmaninoff ’s best-known melody. Brahms’ Fourth and last symphony has been called “one of the supreme creative acts of the Romantic era” and is fraught with tension between lyrical beauty, intense drama, and subdued melancholy.