Symphony Winter 2019

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Dominic Cheli performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Colburn Orchestra, led by Valery Gergiev, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, October 23, 2018.

The Teachers Who Made All the Difference Ask a few emerging artists what has been their biggest influence, and they will cite that one inspirational teacher—or two or three—who not only gave lessons in technique and art, but provided a lifelong approach to music and sometimes a career boost, too.

Dario Acosta

by Steven Brown

Dominic Cheli