A dazzling reimagining of the traditional Tchaikovsky classic, Duke Ellington’s interpretation of The Nutcracker will jazz up your holiday! Enjoy reinvented favorites like “Sugar Rum Cherry” and “Dance of the Floreadors.” German pianist Markus Groh returns with Brahms’ dramatic Second Piano Concerto and Vaughan Williams’ sacred Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis introduce this festive program.
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Markus Groh, piano
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Tchaikovsky/Ellington: Suite from The Nutcracker
Preview Talk with Alan Chapman at 7 p.m.
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.