Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center
Carlos Miguel Prieto, guest conductor
Benjamin Hochman, pianist
ALBÉNIZ/ARBOS Three excerpts from Iberia
DE FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5
The Kansas City Symphony celebrates the beauty and mystery of Spain with guest conductor and audience favorite, Carlos Miguel Prieto, who returns for his third appearance in five seasons. They perform excerpts from Albéniz’s masterpiece, Iberia, and pianist Benjamin Hochman plays de Falla’s brilliant Nights in the Gardens of Spain. Traveling onward, hear why Russian composer Prokofiev so aptly characterized his Fifth Symphony “as a symphony of the greatness of the human spirit, a song of praise of free and happy mankind.” Tickets start at $25. For more information, please call the Symphony Box Office at (816) 471-0400 or visit kcsymphony.org.