Michael Stern, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
CHRIS ROGERSON Kansas City Symphony commission (world premiere)
F.J. HAYDN Cello Concerto in D Major
BERNSTEIN Three Meditations from Mass
RESPIGHI Pines of Rome
Legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma is back in Helzberg Hall with Michael Stern and the Kansas City Symphony! Witness Yo-Yo Mas flawless technique in Haydns illuminating Second Concerto with its lyrical grandeur and high spirits, and then experience his sublime tone in Bernsteins Three Meditations. Respighis Pines of Rome depicts the sights, sounds and history of the Italian capital. The concluding Pines of the Appian Way is perhaps the most exhilarating movement in all of concert music. Plus, the program unveils the world premiere of a Kansas City Symphony commission by impressive young American composer Chris Rogerson. Tickets from $45.