Pianist Michael Chertock returns to Richmond to solo in Mozart’s lovely Piano Concerto No. 23. Michael then joins the orchestra to play the intricate piano part in Igor Stravinsky’s great ballet, Petrushka. The concert opens with a work by last season’s RSO “new discovery,” American composer Missie Mazzoli’s Holy Roller.
Guest Artist: Michael ChertockPianist Michael Chertock has fashioned a successful career as an orchestral soloist, collaborating with conductors such as Keith Lockhart, Jack Everly, Robert Bernhardt, Thomas Wilkins, Carmen DeLeone, and the late Erich Kunzel. His many orchestral appearances include solo performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, l’Orchestre Symphonique du Montreal, the Toronto Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Naples Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony, the Chattanooga Symphony, the Utah Symphony, the Oregon Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Louiseville Orchestra and the Dayton Philharmonic. Chertock made his debut at the age of 17, performing the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with Andrew Litton conducting.
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Mozart—Piano Concerto No. 23
Michael Chertock, piano