Inasmuch Foundation Classics features
Alexander Mickelthwate, Conducting
Bates, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven
Joyce Yang, piano
March 3, 2018 at Civic Center Music Hall
Join the OKC PHIL and The Inasmuch Foundation as they welcome Joyce Yang, piano, in John and Mary Nichols Piano Series March 3 at 8PM, Civic Center Music Hall. Featuring living composer Mason Bates work Mothership, Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” this evening holds exciting and vibrant music for everyone! The performance takes place at 8PM at the Civic Center. For more information or to purchase tickets beginning at $19, call 405-"TICKETS" (842-5387) M-F 9 AM-5 PM, or visit www.okcphil.org/chee-yun or www.okccivicenter.com or call 405-297-CCMH. Fees apply.
Says Executive Director Eddie Walker about the program “I’ve been looking forward to having Miss Yang here as a soloist for many years. Her career includes performances with full symphony, chamber music and recordings. And her musical versatility will be on full display in the Paganini variations. It’s going to be a fantastic night.”
The OKC Phil is pleased to have Inasmuch Foundation as presenting sponsor for the 2017-2018 Classics Series, with additional support from Ad Astra Foundation and Mekusukey Oil. This is part of the John and Mary Nichols Piano Series.
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic has gained recognition as one of the nation’s premier regional orchestras. Tracing its roots to 1924, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic was formed in 1988 under the musical direction of Joel Levine and has remained steadfast in its mission “to provide inspiration and joy for the community through orchestral music.” Through its consistent commitment to excellence, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic strives to enrich lives, expand cultural development, educate future generations, and provide audiences with a diverse and inspirational performance experience. Committed to expanding its reach well beyond the concert hall, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic enjoys a close collaborative relationship with Oklahoma’s colleges and universities as well as the city’s other premier arts organizations including Oklahoma City Ballet and Canterbury Voices. Additionally, the Phil presents the free, annual Red, White and Boom concert on July 3rd. This event includes a spectacular fireworks display and is attended by thousands from across the metro each year. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 405-"TICKETS" (842-5387), or visit okcphilharmonic.org.