Monterey Symphony and Pedro Carbone at Sherwood Hall
- When: Saturday, January 17, 2009, time TBA
- Where: Performing Arts Center of the Steinbeck Institute of Art and Culture (formerly Sherwood Hall), Salinas
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
Maestro Max leads the Monterey Symphony across a program of Beethoven's Overture to Leonore No. 2, Sibelius' First Symphony, and Schumann's Piano Concerto featuring the Symphony's debut performance with renowned Spanish pianist Pedro Carbone. The Washington Post described Carbone's Kennedy Center debut as a performance with "...a refined touch and unforced spontaneity, bending tempos pliantly...". A special pre-concert lecture before each of the three performances introduces ticketholders to concertmaster Liang-Ping How, who also attends a preview luncheon on Friday Jan. 16 ($45, RSVP). [WR]
Sherwood Hall: 3pm Sat final rehearsal, 8pm concert; Sunset Center: 3pm Sun, 8pm Mon. Performing Arts Center of the Steinbeck Institute of Art and Culture (formerly Sherwood Hall), 940 N. Main St., Salinas. $19-$39/Sherwood Hall concerts; $35-$69/Sunset concerts. 646-8511, 758-7477. http://www.montereysymphony.org.