The culmination of a two-year exploration of Beethoven’s symphonies and concertos, Ludovic Morlot puts his unique stamp on Beethoven’s fateful Fifth Symphony. Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is a brilliant work of rhythmic complexity and musical muscle.
Presented 1 hour prior to each performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium.
Ask the Artist
Ask the Artist to follow the Thursday night (Mar 23) concert. Both events free with ticket purchase.
1 hour, 33 minutes
1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall
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.”
Bertrand Chamayou has established himself at the highest level on the international music scene, performing in venues such as the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Lincoln Center, the Herkulessaal Munich and London’s Wigmore Hall. He has appeared at major festivals including New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival, the Lucerne Festival, Rheingau Musik Festival, Beethovenfest Bonn, Rotterdam Gergiev Festival and Klavier-Festival Ruhr.
Bertrand Chamayou’s performances are generously underwritten by James and Sherry Raisbeck through the Seattle Symphony’s Guest Artists Circle.