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Mozart WinterFest

CLASSICS

Mozart WinterFest

Jan 20
Saturday
8 PM
Jan 21
Sunday
3 PM
Century II Concert Hall

Jaime Laredo, guest conductor
Christopher O'Riley, piano

MOZART Overture to Cosi fan tutte
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat Major, KV 482
MOZART Symphony No. 38, "Prague"

This season for the WSO’s annual WinterFest, we celebrate the famed music of W.A. Mozart, guest conducted by the acclaimed Jaime Laredo. Radio host of From the Top Christopher O’Riley joins us as our guest pianist for these performances.

Christopher O’Riley

About Christopher O'Riley, piano

Acclaimed for his engaging and deeply committed performances, the pianist Christopher O’Riley is known to millions as the host of NPR’s From the Top.  His repertoire spans a kaleidoscopic array of music from the pre-baroque to present-day.  He performs around the world and has garnered widespread praise for his untiring efforts to reach new audiences. Christopher O’Riley has performed as a soloist with virtually all of the major American orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, National Symphony, and San Francisco Symphony. To learn more about Christopher O'Riley at christopheroriley.com.


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