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HFO Presents – The “Emperor” & The “Italian” 4/17/2021

Sat, April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Special guest artist Christopher Taylor brings incomparable talents to his interpretation of Beethoven’s final Piano Concerto, “The Emperor”.  Described by the New York Times as “a dazzlingly virtuosic and thoughtful musician”, Taylor’s performances have been praised as “precise playing and interpretive conviction”, “dazzling”, “poetic” – a stunning performance”.

Also on the program, Mendelssohn’s bright and brilliant Italian Symphony No. 4 will complete this concert of master works combining inspiration, brains, and sheer joy.


Giacchino Rossini                     L’Italiana in Algeri: Overture
Felix Mendelssohn                    Symphony No.4 in A major (Italian)
Ludwig van Beethoven              Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat major (The Emperor)

Soloist: Christopher Taylor, piano

Concert benefits Midwest Food Bank

Individual Tickets: Call (309) 339-3943 to reserve seats

Single concert tickets: (Only 100 will be admitted): $95
Single dress rehearsal (Saturday at 2:00pm): $75
Live Streaming (7:30pm – Only viewable at concert time): $20

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Five Points Washington’s Caterpillar Performing Arts Center
360 N. Wilmor Rd,
Washington, IL 61571 United States
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