September 29 and 30, 2018
Richardson Auditorium

Daniel Rowland and Meghan Picerno side-by-side head shots

A spirited celebration of America’s beloved composer Leonard Bernstein opens with the energetic “Three Dance Episodes” from On the Town. Virtuoso violinist Daniel Rowland returns as soloist in the West Side Story Suite, and dazzling soprano Meghan Picerno joins the PSO for “Glitter and Be Gay” from the popular operetta Candide.

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Saturday, September 29 at 8pm; pre-concert talk 7pm
Sunday, September 30 at 4pm; pre-concert talk 3pm


Daniel Rowland exhibits “glorious playing…ravishing in its finesse.” – Tim Ashley, The Guardian

Meghan Picerno possesses “an extraordinary young voice — powerful, agile, wide-ranging…” – Joseph Cermatori, The Village Voice


Rossen Milanov, conductor
Daniel Rowland, violin
Meghan Picerno, soprano

Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
West Side Story Suite for Violin and Orchestra (arr. Brohn)
Overture to Candide
“Glitter and be Gay” from Candide
Candide Suite

Photo Credits: Leonard Bernstein by Paul de Hueck, courtesy the Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc.; Daniel Rowland by Martina Simkovicova; Meghan Picerno by Fay Fox.


This concert is made possible in part through the generosity of Bryn Mawr Trust, Taft Communications, and individual supporters.


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