Haydn Symphony No. 6 in D major, 'Morning'
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major
Featuring Sara Davis Buechner
Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major
Marc Taddei, conductor
We begin our season with a sunrise! Haydn's exquisite Symphony No. 6subtitled Morning opens Vallejo Symphony's 85th season with a virtuosic showpiece for all sections of the orchestra. Next, celebrated pianist Sara Davis Buechner performs Prokofiev's upbeat, witty Piano Concerto No. 3, deservedly one of his most popular works. To end the concert, VSO presents Sibelius Symphony No. 5, a majestic work by a composer at the height of his powers.
Pianist Sara Davis Buechner has been praised on four continents for "...her intelligence, integrity and all-encompassing technical prowess..."(New York Times),"... fascinating and astounding virtuosity..." (Philippine Star), "...and thoughtful artistry in the full service of music..." (Washington Post). "Buechner has no superior," says Japan's In Tune magazine.