153rd Worcester Music Festival
Antoni Wit, General & Artistic Director
Yulianna Avdeeva, Piano Soloist.
Pre-Concert Talk 7pm
Presented by Music Worcester, Inc.
Witness the excitement of 153rd Opening Night of the legendary Worcester Music Festival featuring the Warsaw Philharmonic. For over 100 years, the Warsaw Philharmonic has been one of Poland's most distinguished musical institutions. Led by Maestro Antoni Wit, the Philharmonic will be joined by 25-year-old piano soloist Yulianna Avdeeva. Avdeeva is the 2010 First Prize winner of Warsaw’s 16th International Frederic Chopin Competition. She is the first woman to win this competition in 45 years!
"The rich, handsomely blended sound of the Warsaw strings ... Mr. Wit affectionately molded and shaped phrases ... Brilliant technique ... the night was electrifying." - New York Times
"Ms. Avdeeva performed with the requisite technique ... blending a muscular approach with an ability to tease out Chopin's singing lines expressively ... - New York Times
Lutoslawski: Little Suite
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 21, F Minor
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8, op. 88, G Major
TICKETS: Reserved Seating
17 & Under $5.00