Italian conductor Daniele Rustioni will lead the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra through the nostalgic Symphony No. 3 and Respighi’s symphonic poem Fountains of Rome. Cellist Julian Steckel with “technical skill, sensitivity, charisma and intuition”, will take on Shostakovich’s challenging Concerto No. 1. Indianapolissymphony.org
Bright Sheng, Guest Composer-In-Residence, Sheng combines his expertise in traditional musics of China and the Western Classical canon to create works that are regularly performed by leading musicians across the globe. Chamber Concert: Thursday, February 28, 7:30 p.m., Gala Closing Concert: Friday, March 1, 7:30 p.m.