Masterworks 1 | October 1, 2016 OPENING NIGHT: OLGA KERN PLAYS RACHMANINOFF 7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre Andrew Constantine, conductor Olga Kern, piano Shostakovich Festive Overture, Op. 96 Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36 Russian superstar Olga Kern is recognized for her vivid stage presence, passionate musicianship, and extraordinary technique. This striking pianist promises to captivate local audiences in one of Rachmaninoff’s most treasured works. Tchaikovsky’s popular symphony was his favorite: thrilling, bombastic, and ultimately a triumph of the human spirit.