Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1

Exuberant and uplifting – Mozart’s final symphony never fails to inspire. Then, hear why The Washington Post puts Alexander Melnikov among “the most elite pianists today” when he takes on Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1.


Dates and Tickets

  • 22 Oct (Thu) 2015 7:30PM
  • 25 Oct (Sun) 2015 2:00PM

Pre-concert Talk

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

Ask the Artist

Thursday, October 22, in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby following the concert.

Running time

1 hour, 51 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 15 minutes prior to performance


S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall


Ludovic Morlot


French conductor Ludovic Morlot is in his fifth season as Music Director of the Seattle Symphony. There have been many highlights during his first four seasons in this position, including an exhilarating performance at Carnegie Hall in May 2014, as reported in The New York Times: "The performance Mr. Morlot coaxed from his players was rich with shimmering colours and tremulous energy.”

Alexander Melnikov


Alexander Melnikov graduated from the Moscow Conservatory under Lev Naumov.

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.





Igor Stravinsky

Symphony in C

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 1

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”


Alexander Melnikov’s performances are generously underwritten by Ilene and Elwood Hertzog through the Seattle Symphony’s Guest Artists Circle.