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Diane Wittry and Daniel Zipin Preview Allentown Symphony Orchestra's 'Bronfman Plays Brahms'

Diane Witty (left) and Daniel Zipin (right)
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Diane Witty (left) and Daniel Zipin (right)

Karen El-Chaar speaks with Allentown Symphony Orchestra maestra Diane Wittry and conducting fellow Daniel Zipin to preview the orchestra's concert Bronfman Plays Brahms on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2023 at Miller Symphony Hall.

Bronfman Plays Brahms opens the ASO's season and showcases superstar pianist Yefim Bronfman performing the perennial favorite of Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 2. The concert also showcases two works by women composers — French composer Louise Farrenc (Symphony No. 3) and New York native Jessie Montgomery (Starburst).

More information is available at the Miller Symphony Hall website.

(Original air-date: 10/13/2023)

Karen El-Chaar is a longtime volunteer at WDIY. She is the host of the public affairs program, The El-Chaar Chronicles, where she discusses legal, environmental, and political issues. She is also a rotating host of WDIY music programs WDIY Classics, Jazz Factory, and Swing Sunday. Karen currently serves as the president of the WDIY board of directors.