Juilliard-trained pianist performs with Whatcom Symphony

The first full Whatcom Symphony Orchestra concert of the season, “Romance at the Piano,” features renowned pianist Spencer Myer performing Chopin’s lush second Piano Concerto at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St.

Myer is a Juilliard-trained soloist and the recipient of multiple gold medal awards, including the 2008 New Orleans International Piano Competition. His performance will be complemented by the orchestra as it completes the program with Brahms’ powerful Second Symphony. Go to Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on Facebook to see a video of Myer talking about the upcoming concert.

Ed Rutschman offers a free pre-concert lecture at 2 p.m. in the theater’s Encore Room.

Tickets, $13 to $39, are at 360-734-6080 and mountbakertheatre.com.