When: Fri., May 20, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., May 21, 8-10 p.m. 2016
Violin superstar Sarah Chang made her New York Philharmonic debut at age eight; her performance of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 displays why she has been an international audience favorite ever since. Like many great works, Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 1 was famously disastrous at its premiere, but was eventually regarded as a genuine masterpiece; its composition was influenced by Tchaikovsky, whose dramatic Shakespearean tone poem The Tempest begins this compelling program.
Price: Tickets from $25