SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 2
Stanislav Khristenko, piano
GRIEG Piano Concerto in A minor
Tomer Gewirtzman, piano
POLING Symphony No. 1 (“Shreveport Symphony”) WORLD PREMIERE
For 65 years, the Wideman Competition has brought an incredibly talented group of pianists to Shreveport to compete,
and many winners have gone on to great careers. Hear not one but two of these winners as part of the celebration, featuring the Grieg Piano Concerto and the Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2. The evening will also include the premiere of a new work by Kermit Poling, commissioned in memory of SSO’s Honorary Board Chair, Virginia Shehee.
Free Concert Conversation starts at 6:40 PM.