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Concert Archives

16th Sep 2014, 20:00Venue: Dallas City Performance HallProgramme: Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1

Pianist Alex McDonald performs with Oscar Garcia Montoya on trumpet with the Dallas Chamber Symphony as it opens its season with captivating performances of two compositional retrospectives, both with twentieth-century flair. Peter Warlock’s Capriol Suite features gorgeous renaissance melodies with Celtic influence, and Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 presents two fantastic soloists. Pianist Alex McDonald performs with Oscar Garcia Montoya on trumpet, as they deliver a captivating rendition of the composer’s neo-baroque masterpiece. The evening concludes with Dvorak’s romantic and familiar Serenade for Strings.