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Listen: Traverse Symphony Orchestra, Rach 3 + Beethoven 7 with Sean Chen

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Pianist Sean Chen and Traverse Symphony Orchestra Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Kevin Rhodes

Hear the recent TSO concert featuring two masterworks: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no. 3.

The Traverse Symphony Orchestra recently took the stage of Corson Auditorium for their first concert of 2023.

The program included two giants of the classical music canon: the Symphony no. 7 by Ludwig van Beethoven and the Piano Concerto no. 3 by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

The guest pianist for the Rachmaninoff concerto was Sean Chen.

Kevin Rhodes, the Traverse Symphony Orchestra's Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, was on the podium for the concert.

Enjoy the two halves of the concert on demand below.

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 7
Kevin Rhodes conducting the Traverse Symphony Orchestra
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto no. 3
Kevin Rhodes conducting the Traverse Symphony Orchestra with pianist Sean Chen

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Pianist Sean Chen performs music of Rachmaninoff with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra in Corson Auditorium

Before the concert, pianist Sean Chen visited IPR's Studio A for an interview and performance of solo works by Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Schubert.

Hear that interview and performance below.

Want to watch video clips from the TSO's performance with Sean Chen? Visit the TSO's Facebook page!

Stefan Wiebe engineered the Traverse Symphony Orchestra concert recording.

Rebecca Childs provided additional support.

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