Concerts & Events

Masterworks III: Postcards from Scandinavia

December 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Adler Theatre, Davenport, IA
December 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Centennial Hall, Rock Island, IL

Our gorgeous postcards from Scandinavia begin with Danish composer Carl Nielsen’s Overture to Maskarade, Denmark’s comedic national opera. Pianist Charlie Albright will astound you with his virtuosity and improvisational prowess in the evergreen Grieg Piano Concerto. Our tour concludes in the vastness and majesty of the Finnish landscape in Sibelius’s enthralling Symphony No. 2.
Read the Program Notes

Nielsen Maskarade Overture
Grieg Piano Concerto
Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Mark Russell Smith, conductor
Charlie Albright, piano

Supported by Regional Development Authority, Iowa Arts Council and Illinois Arts Council.