Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Please note later time
Bach Violin Concerto: Cynthia Yeh, marimba solist
Kvistad: Concerto for Vibraphone & Orchestra (World Premiere) Cynthia Yeh, vibraphone soloist
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'
Born in Chicago, composer Richard Kvistad is the Principal Percussionist and Associate Timpanist of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra. Previously, he spent several seasons with the Grant Park Symphony and the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra. This is the world premiere of a piece has has written especially for Ms. Yeh. He will be in attendance at the performance on May 18th.
Cynthia Yeh joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as principal percussionist in June 2007. She previously served as principal percussionist for the San Diego Symphony Orchestra from 2004 to 2007. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, she received a bachelor of music performance degree from the University of British Columbia and a master of music performance degree from Temple University in Philadelphia.