Prokofiev's Fifth

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Nashville Symphony
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

Gabriella Smith: Tumblebird Contrails
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Written and premiered in the final months of World War II, Prokofievs soul stirring Fifth Symphony is one of the composers greatest achievements, with a rousing, pulse quickening finale.

The composer wrote of the piece, I conceived of it as glorifying the grandeur of the human spirit...praising the free and happy man his strength, his generosity, and the purity of his soul.
Griegs spectacular and instantly recognizable Piano Concerto opens with some of the most dramatic music ever written and closes in a burst of energy.
Nashville Symphony Associate Conductor Vinay Parameswaran makes his Classical Series debut.
Composer Lab Fellow Gabriella Smith returns for the performance of her wildly inventive Tumblebird Contrails, which evokes the sounds of birds, ocean waves and other natural phenomena.
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