Masterworks V

A Grand Finale

April 10, 2022 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor
Roberto Plano, piano

Now Streaming Online

A blockbuster program of Dvořák, Beethoven and Borodin marks the end of a celebratory season. Please note, the University of Maine and the BSO require proof of vaccination or proof of a negative Covid-19 test be presented at the door to attend; masks are now optional. Read details.

What’s Interesting About This Concert

  • Italian pianist Roberto Plano makes his BSO debut in Beethoven’s magnificent Piano Concerto. No. 4
  • Dvořák’s Carnival Overture depicts a wild celebration unfolding in real time, with the composer writing, “On every side is heard the clangor of instruments, mingled with shouts of joy and the unrestrained hilarity of people giving vent to their feelings in the songs and dance tunes.”
  • This concert marks the retirement of percussionist Bernard “Billy” Miller after a remarkable 65 year career

The Program

  • Antonín Dvořák  | Carnival Overture
  • Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Concerto No. 4, G major, Op. 58, Roberto Plano, piano
  • Alexander Borodin | Polovtsian Dances

Digital Access: April 12 to April 26, 2022

  • In-person ticketholders receive complimentary digital access
  • Digital-only viewing will be available starting April 12th at