Masterworks IV

Epic Sounds: Strauss & Rachmaninoff

March 12, 2023 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor
Gabriela Martinez, piano
Kenneth Fuchs, composer

The BSO has never been bigger: don’t miss this chance to experience a concert of epic proportions!

What’s Interesting About This Concert

  • Composer Kenneth Fuchs won the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Classical Compendium Album and is the BSO’s 2022 winner of the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Composer Award; meet Kenneth and experience more of his music before the big premiere [Click for Composer Residency Events]
  • Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini features some of the composer’s most gorgeous melodies and ingenious writing for piano
  • Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra was famously used to open Kubrick’s famous film, 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Program

  • Kenneth Fuchs Star Gazing [World Premiere]
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Gabriela Martinez, piano
  • Richard Strauss | Also Sprach Zarathustra


  • Tickets are now on sale, ranging from $15 to $46 (or $10 for students)
  • Digital streaming for this performance will be available from March 14th to March 28th; details to follow