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Pasadena Symphony & Pops Adapts to Present Rachmaninoff & Chopin

Published on Nov 14, 2020

David Lockington and Inon Barnatan

Now that Pasadena Symphony and Pops have adapted to a new model that includes COVID-19 restrictions, they are ready to put on another performance featuring works from Rachmaninoff and Chopin on Saturday, November 14, on “Pasadena Presents.”

Curated and hosted by Music Director David Lockington, each concert in the series features a renowned guest artist performing a popular concerto in recital, followed by Pasadena Symphony musicians up close and personal performing the greatest of chamber music masterpieces. You’ll also receive insights as Lockington shares exclusive behind the music stories, musician interviews and more.

With “Pasadena Presents,” experience what you’ve never before seen from your concert hall seats right in the comfort of your own home.

This Saturday, Inon Barnatan, one of the most admired pianists of his generation, according to the New York Times, delivers a tour de force program of keyboard pyrotechnics, romance and visceral nostalgia with Rachmaninoff’s “Symphonic Dances” and Chopin’s “Piano Concerto No. 3” accompanied by a string quintet of Musicians from the Pasadena Symphony.

The concert begins at 8 p.m.

“Pasadena Presents” concerts are performed at Pasadena Symphony and Pops’ acoustically exquisite home, the Ambassador Auditorium, and will be available on demand with viewing options ranging from your smartphone to your TV and all devices in between.

To view the concerts, you can either register to become a member, or purchase tickets for one or two concerts for a donation of $25 or $50.

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