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SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017 . 8:00 pm

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 34

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Symphony No. 2, op. 27, in E minor

Channing Yu, conductor
Yuhang Li, piano

The Mercury Orchestra, national winner of the American Prize in Orchestral Performance, performs an all-Rachmaninoff program. Seventeen-year-old Yuhang Li, winner of the 2017 Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts Piano Competition, tackles the brilliant, ominous, and poignant variations in the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. The orchestra unpeels the rich, mulitudinous layers of the monumental Second Symphony.

Kresge Auditorium
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
W16, 48 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Tickets available online and at the door. General admission.
$25 Regular
$20 Student, Senior (65+), WBUR member, WGBH member, Harvard with ID, MIT with ID.
Early Bird special: $5 discount on tickets purchased on or before August 11.

Parking: West Garage on Vassar Street, Cambridge ($8); 20 Albany Street ($8); metered parking on Massachusetts Avenue and Memorial Drive. Public parking near MIT

Public transportation: Closest T stop is the Red Line Kendall stop. Bus 1 or CT1 bus stops right across from Kresge, at the 77 Mass Ave. stop.

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