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BPO A Fifth of Tchaikovsky Pre-Concert Lecture with JoAnn Falletta
Seeded by bflophilharmonic on 20 May 2011
Author: BfloPhilharmonic
A FIFTH OF TCHAIKOVSKY Saturday, February 19 -- 8 PM Sunday, February 20 -- 2:30 PM JoAnn Falletta, conductor Christine Bailey Davis, flute The BPO's own principal flute Christine Bailey Davis is the featured soloist in Lowell Liebermann's Flute Concerto. The New York City native is one of America's most frequently performed and recorded living composers. The Flute Concerto has been recorded by Sir James Galway, among others. Liebermann's music is known for its technical demands and audience appeal. Ms. Bailey Davis has been performing around the Buffalo area as both soloist and ensemble player since she was eleven years old. After soloing with the BPO on two daytime youth concerts in 1990, she made her professional debut in 1992, at age 18, soloing with New York City chamber orchestra Philharmonic Virtuosi, at Artpark, in Lewiston, NY. Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti's 1951 piece Concert Romanesc opens the program. The work is based in part on actual Romanian folk music Ligeti had