The Yale Philharmonia Plays a Free Show at Yale's Woolsey Hall

On Friday, classical music lovers need to get themselves to Woolsey Hall at Yale, as guest conductor Krzyzstof Penderecki leads the Yale Philharmonia. The first half of the concert features Penderecki conducting two of his pieces, Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima and his Symphony No. 2. In between, Toshiyuki Shimada takes over conducting duties, to lead the Philharmonia in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2, which will feature current Yale School of Music student Henry Kramer as the piano soloist.

 

Yale Philharmonia

Nov. 1, 8 p.m., Free, Woolsey Hall, 500 College St., New Haven, (203) 432-4158, music.yale.edu.

 

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