Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2

Beethoven’s soulful Piano Concerto No. 2 is in the good hands of the renowned and delightful Yefim Bronfman. Plus, the Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth will perform in the sensational sonic collage of music quotations, spoken text and virtuosity that is Berio’s Sinfonia – prepare for a one-of-a-kind experience!

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Dates and Tickets

  • 4 Feb (Thu) 2016 7:30PM
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  • 6 Feb (Sat) 2016 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.

Ask the Artist

Saturday, February 6, in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby following the concert.

Running time

1 hour, 38 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to the performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Ludovic Morlot

Conductor

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.”

Yefim Bronfman

Piano

Internationally recognized as one of today's most acclaimed and admired pianists, Yefim Bronfman stands among a handful of artists regularly sought by festivals, orchestras, conductors and recital series. His commanding technique, power and exceptional lyrical gifts are consistently acknowledged by the press and audiences alike.

Roomful of Teeth

Founded in 2009 by Brad Wells, Roomful of Teeth is a vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice.

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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Richard Strauss

Don Juan

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 2

Luciano Berio

Sinfonia for Eight Solo Voices and Orchestra

Sponsors

Yefim Bronfman’s performances are generously underwritten by Mel and Leena Sturman through the Seattle Symphony’s Guest Artists Circle.