Ravel Piano Concerto

Ludovic Morlot leads the orchestra in Dvořák’s famous “New World” Symphony, and Jean-Yves Thibaudet lends his talents to Ravel’s whimsical Piano Concerto in G major.

Jean Yves Thibaudet will be signing CDs at intermission in the Grand Lobby.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 5 Jun (Sun) 2016 2:00PM
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Running time

1 hour, 37 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Ludovic Morlot

Conductor

The French conductor Ludovic Morlot has been Music Director of the Seattle Symphony since 2011. Amongst the many highlights of his tenure, the orchestra has won two Grammy Awards and gave an exhilarating performance at Carnegie Hall in 2014, as reported in the The New York Times: “The performance Mr. Morlot coaxed from his players was rich with shimmering colors and tremulous energy.”

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Piano

Artist in residence, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is considered one of the best pianists in the world, and has the rare ability to combine poetic musical sensibilities with dazzling technical prowess.

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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Gabriel Fauré

Masques et bergamasques

Maurice Ravel

Piano Concerto in G major

Antonín Dvořák

Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

Sponsors

Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s performance is generously underwritten by Sheila B. Noonan and Peter M. Hartley.