Sussex County

Di Russo Conducts Brahms (Lewes)

Sunday, March 30, 2025 at 2:30 pm

Cape Henlopen High School

Michelle Di Russo, Music Director Finalist • Janice Carissa, piano

  • Gabriela Ortiz: Kauyumari
  • Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
  • Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98


Concert Run Time: Approx. 75 minutes, plus a 20-minute intermission.

Finishing our showcase of Music Director Finalists is conductor Michelle Di Russo. Composer Gabriela Ortiz’s evocative 2021 work, Kauyumari, opens the concert, followed by pianist Janice Carissa performing Prokofiev’s virtuosic Third Piano Concerto. The program ends with Brahms’ monumental Symphony No. 4.


 “…Di Russo created an almost magically different atmosphere.”

— Broad Street Review