GCCO: Farrenc, Chopin & Rossini

Farrenc, Chopin & Rossini

Virginia Warring International Piano competition winner Ningxin Zhan joins the Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra for a performance of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the program is 19th century French Female composer Louise Farrenc Symphony No. 2 and Rossini’s Italiana in Algiers Overture.

About the Composer

Gioachino Rossini

Gioachino Rossini was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces. He was a precocious composer of operas, and he made his debut at age 18 with La cambiale di matrimonio. His best-known operas include the Italian comedies The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), The Italian Girl in Algiers (L’italiana in Algeri), and Cinderella (La Cenerentola). He also wrote a string of serious operas in Italian, including works such as Tancredi, Otello, and Semiramide. The Thieving Magpie (La gazza ladra) features one of his most celebrated overtures.

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Guest Artists

Ningxin Zhan

Pianist

Ningxin Zhan

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