Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23

Mozart’s grace-filled Piano Concerto No. 23 is paired with Transfigured Night, a tone poem for strings, and the folksy elegance of Haydn’s Symphony No. 88.

You can learn more about Transfigured Night and see an interview with conductor Thomas Dausgaard in our Beyond the Stage section.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 10 Mar (Thu) 2016 7:30PM
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  • 12 Mar (Sat) 2016 8:00PM
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  • 13 Mar (Sun) 2016 2:00PM
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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

Thursday, March 10, in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby following the concert.

Running time

1 hour, 38 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Thomas Dausgaard

Conductor

Thomas Dausgaard is Chief Conductor of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, Chief Conductor Designate of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Honorary Conductor of the Orchestra della Toscana (ORT) and Honorary Conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, having previously served as its Principal Conductor from 2004–2011.

Boris Giltburg

Piano

Pianist Boris Giltburg was born in 1984 in Moscow and has lived in Tel Aviv since early childhood. He began lessons with his mother at the age of five and went on to study with Arie Vardi.

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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Joseph Haydn

Symphony No. 88

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major

Arnold Schoenberg

Transfigured Night (1943 revision)

Sponsors

Boris Giltburg’s performances are generously underwritten by Douglas F. King through the Seattle Symphony’s Guest Artists Circle.