04.20.13| 7:30 pm

Rialto Theater, Tacoma, WA

Chagnard: Embargo, Suite Cubana. World Premiere Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 Mozart: Symphony No. 39 Awadagin Pratt, piano and conductor Among his generation of concert artists, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. As a conductor, Mr. Pratt has participated in the American Symphony Orchestra League and Conductor's Guild workshops and the National Conducting Institute, where he worked closely with Leonard Slatkin and conducted the National Symphony at the Kennedy Center. He has also conducted the Toledo, New Mexico, Winston-Salem, Santa Fe and Prince George County symphonies, the Concertante di Chicago and two orchestras in Japan. "...funky, intense, fiercely himself." - The New York Times


Directions From I-5, take the City Center exit to Highway 705. Follow Highway 705 to the “A” Street exit. From “A” Street, turn left onto S. 11th Street. For Park Plaza North Garage, turn right on Commerce. Parking is to your right. For the Pantages and Rialto Theaters and Theatre on the Square, continue west on S. 11th Street and turn right on Broadway