The Sun Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Olivier Ochanine are very happy to present the SSO’s Education Series Concert No. 5 featuring the talented young pianist Phạm Lê Phương. The program begins with the dramatic Ruy Blas Overture of the prodigious German composer, Felix Mendelssohn. Chopin's beautiful Piano Concerto No. 1 in e minor is the final piece he performed before fleeing his beloved Poland.
Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847) – Ruy Blas Overture, op. 95
Chopin (1810 – 1849) – Piano Concerto No. 1 in e minor, op. 11
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Romanze – Larghetto
III. Rondo – Vivace