Johannes Brahms’ monumental Second Piano Concerto is romantic music on the grandest scale. Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra’s performance with superb German pianist Alexander Schimpf, first-prize winner at the 2011 Cleveland Piano Competition, forms the centerpiece of what is sure to be a moving and exhilarating concert experience. One hour before the concert, informal talks will give you insight into the evening’s music and music-makers directly from Maestro Fountain and guest artist. Join us immediately following each concert for a reception. Mingle with friends, orchestra members, guest artists, and Music Director Robin Fountain. The concert begins at 7:30pm at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center Mainstage in Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022.