Jeff Smith 6 p.m., Feb. 27
Rachmaninoff in the Key of Jazz
Nuvi Mehta, host; Kirill Gerstein, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: excerpts
American jazz influenced the world, reaching all the way to Russia. Joined by jazz artists and the San Diego Symphony, virtuoso pianist Kirill Gerstein performs everything from jazz to excerpts from Rachmaninoff’s popular Third Piano Concerto. On this season finale Classical Edge presentation, event hosts will discuss the different ways the human brain functions when we create jazz as opposed to classical music!
- When: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
- Cost: $20