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The Santa Monica Symphony shines a spotlight on emerging talent in the final concert of its 74th season. The winner of the Symphony’s 2019 Piano Concerto Competition, Nicholas Méndez Del Valle, will be performing Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

The program will open with Verdi’s compelling Overture to “La Forza del Destino” and close with Brahms’ masterful Symphony No. 4.

All Santa Monica Symphony concerts are FREE with open seating.

Memorial Day Weekend Concert

Sunday, May 26, 7 p.m.

Pre-concert lecture by Russell Steinberg at 6 p.m.

Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra

Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor

Nicholas Méndez Del Valle, piano

Verdi: Overture toLa Forza del Destino”

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor

LOCATION: Barnum Hall at Santa Monica High School, 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica



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