Variation Voyage with Leon Fleisher
The Austin Symphony will start the 2019 season with evening of music from around the world. Call your symphony partner because this is one you will not want to miss. The ASO will take you on a symphonic voyage and you will hear pieces from composers Ives/Schuman, Dvorák, Franck, and Britten. The Benjamin Britten is better known as the Young People’s Guide to the Orchestra when performed for children. The highlight of the evening will be a performance from legendary pianist, Leon Fleisher, performing César Franck’s popular Symphonic Variations.
Charles Ives – Variations on “America”
Antonín Dvorák – Symphonic Variations
César Franck – Symphonic Variations, FWV 46
Benjamin Britten – Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, Op. 34