Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Tchaikovsky's iconic Piano Concerto is one of the best-known concertos of all time, filled with irresistible melodies and stunning virtuoso demands.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 27 Apr (Thu) 2017 7:30PM
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  • 29 Apr (Sat) 2017 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

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

Running time

1 hour, 40 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Christoph König

Conductor

Maestro Christoph König is currently Principal Conductor & Music Director of the Solistes Européens Luxembourg and Principal Guest Conductor of the Real Filharmonia de Galicia. He has previously served as Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música from 2009 until 2014.

George Li

Piano

Praised by the Washington Post for combining “staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression,” pianist George Li possesses brilliant virtuosity and effortless grace far beyond his years.

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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Alexander von Zemlinsky

The Mermaid

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Piano Concerto No. 1

Sponsors

George Li’s performances are generously underwritten by Andrew Bertino-Reibstein, in memory of David Reibstein, through the Seattle Symphony’s Guest Artists Circle.