If the games were between Bernstein, Tyzik and Piazzola vs. Wagner, R. Strauss and Beethoven, who would win? You'll decide when you tune into the final four RPO Encore programs, Mondays at 8pm July26-August 16th.
# 7 7/26 Stephanie Berg: Ravish and Mayhem Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life) (Vadym Kholodenko, p; Ward Stare, cond) ('15-'16 #8 – 3/3/16)
# 8 8/2 Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story Jeff Tyzik: Violin Concerto (premiere) Piazzola: Tangazo (Juliana Athayde, v; Rochester City Ballet, Jamey Leverett, art dir; Jeff Tyzik, cond) ('15-'16 #11 – 5/5/16)
# 9 8/9 Leonard Slatkin: Kinah Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (Ward Stare, cond) ('16-'17 #12 – 4/20/17)
# 10 8/16 Wagner: Sigfried Idyll R. Strauss: Duet-concertino Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica (Kenneth Grant, cl; Matthew McDonald, bn; Andreas Delfs, cond) ('18-'19 #3 – 10/18/18)