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Pulling Back the Curtain: Sibelius, Dvorak, and Brian Raphael Nabors

September 17–19, 2021


  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Sat, Sep 18, 2021, 7:30 PM

  • Sun, Sep 19, 2021, 2:00 PM


Bass Performance Hall


Armani-sponsored and globally adored, violinist Ray Chen's immense talent and viral social media following have placed him in the top echelon of performing artists today. Hear his charismatic take on Sibelius' stirring Violin Concerto, the stirring passion of the opening romance, the spirited dance of the finale. The concert opens with Brian Raphael Nabors' 2019 "Pulse for Orchestra," which musically captures our shared perceptions of the universe's natural rhythms and concludes with the rugged enthusiasm of Dvorak's Symphony No. 8.


BRIAN RAPHAEL NABORS: Pulse for Orchestra

SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8

Featured Artists

Kevin John Edusei, conductor

Ray Chen, violin