February, 23, 2023 – The Symphony of the Hills presents the Edvard Grieg: Keyboard Brilliance with Jiale Yi on piano on Thursday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.
The centerpiece of this concert is the Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor featuring Jiale Yi, the 2020 Gurwitz International Piano Competition Gold Medalist.
The Grieg Piano Concerto is one of the most popular of all classical piano concertos, and Jiale Yi is at the forefront of piano virtuosity in the world.
The first half of the concert will open with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s thrilling music to Jesus Christ Superstar, followed by Mexican composer Carlos Chavez’s innovative music composed with Indigenous Mexican melodies, harmonies, and instruments.
Webber/Mancini – Jesus Christ Superstar
Chavez – Sinfonia India
Grieg – Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16
-Jiale Yi, piano soloist