Masterworks I: The New World
October 2 @ 7:30 pm CDT
We open our 107th season with Dudley Buck’s rousing Festival Overture on the American National Air. World-renowned pianist Garrick Ohlsson returns to the Quad Cities to astound with Samuel Barber’s passionate powerhouse Piano Concerto. This program of musical Americana concludes with Antonín Dvořák’s beloved “New World Symphony,” inspired by African-American spirituals and Native American songs.
Tickets for this concert are currently only available in a subscription. Single Tickets will go on sale July 7, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.
Additional Event Information
DUDLEY BUCK Festival Overture on the American National Air
SAMUEL BARBER Piano Concerto, Op. 38
ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, Op. 95 “From the New World”
$18 – $65 Adults each | $10 – $33 Students each
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Enrich Your Experience
INSIDE THE MUSIC
Join QCSO Music Director Mark Russell Smith in an exploration of the Masterworks programs on the Thursday evening preceding each Masterworks Concert. Free admission. Cash bar available.
sponsored by The Hotel Blackhawk
One hour prior to each Masterworks performance, concert-goers are invited to attend informational pre-concert conversations to hear about the works on the program. A video is also available on all QCSO social media platforms.
sponsored by Chris Connolly, Wells Fargo Advisors
INSIDE THE MUSIC & AFTERGLOW
Mingle with Maestro Mark Russell Smith, guest artists, and members of the QCSO immediately following the Saturday Masterworks Performances. Free admission. Cash bar available.
hosted at The Hotel Blackhawk