Pianist Lola Astanova and American conductor Gerard Schwarz will join the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra Friday and Saturday at the Clay Center.
Pieces to be performed include "Overture to 'Tsar's Bride' " and "Scheherazade, Op. 35" by Rimsky-Korsakov and "Concerto No. 2 for Piano" by Rachmaninoff.
The evening will begin with a conversation with Maestros Cooper and Schwarz about the night's music at 7 p.m. called Preludes. Concert time is 8 p.m.
Tickets range from $27.50 to $70.50. For more information, call 304-561-3570 or visit wvsymphony.org.