Ward Stare, Conductor
Andrew Russo, Piano
WILLIAMS: For New York - "To Lenny! To Lenny!"
GERSHWIN: "I Got Rhythm", Variations for Piano and Orchestra
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from 'On the Waterfront' IVES: 'The Unanswered Question'
Music of John Adams—arguably America’s greatest living composer—summons the chaotic origins of mankind’s most destructive creation. It’s paired with a suite from Bernstein’s gritty and iconic film score for On the Waterfront. This program also highlights the cosmic soundscape of a true American maverick, Charles Ives.