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ON STAGE // HOP ENSEMBLES

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

Program includes Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (with soloist Jessica Tong ’17), Debussy’s La Mer and Ravel’s Boléro.

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FILIPPO CIABATTI conductor


The Hop’s resident orchestra pairs Beethoven with two French impressionists. With Jessica Tong ’17 playing the part Beethoven wrote for his own prodigious piano skills, the concerto abounds in charm and good humor, as well as eloquent slow passages. The three-movement Debussy evokes the ocean while Ravel’s sultry Spanish dance—his most famous composition—slowly builds to a thundering finish.

Beethoven  Piano Concerto No. 2 with Jessica Tong ’17 piano
Debussy  La Mer
Ravel  Boléro


The Hop’s resident orchestra features student and community instrumentalists from all walks of life, performing major symphonic works. Sophisticated repertoire, high musical standards and outstanding soloists contribute to the DSO’s regional reputation for excellence.

Pre-show talk 7 pm, Faulkner Recital Hall

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