Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2

Join guest conductor Thomas Søndergård and dive into an extravagant sound world of lush colors, rich textures and deep emotion with this Masterworks program. The ethereal grace of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is given life by the virtuosity of Argentine pianist Ingrid Fliter. Concluding the program:  Prokofiev’s Fifth, which the composer declared to be “a symphony about the spirit of man,” and which remains one of the great symphonic works of the last century.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 2 Apr (Thu) 2015 7:30PM
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  • 4 Apr (Sat) 2015 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

1 hour prior to performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 52 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 15 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Thomas Søndergård

Conductor

Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård is Principal Conductor of BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBCNOW) and Principal Guest Conductor of Royal Scottish National Orchestra; a rare honor to hold titled positions with two major British orchestras.

Ingrid Fliter

Piano

Argentine pianist Ingrid Fliter has won the admiration and hearts of audiences around the world for her passionate yet thoughtful and sensitive music, played with an effortless technique.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.

Program

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Karol Szymanowski

Concert Overture

Frédéric Chopin

Piano Concerto No. 2

Sergey Prokofiev

Symphony No. 5

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