Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos

Composer, conductor and pianist Ryan Wigglesworth joins fellow pianist Marc-André Hamelin for a four-handed fugue and a romp through the showpiece that Mozart played with his equally gifted sister. Wigglesworth also presents the first American performance of his Mozart Variations for piano and orchestra. With boundaries blurred between composer and performer, this program rekindles the spirit of that golden age when Mozart was the toast of the town.

Masterworks Series

Dates and Tickets

  • 27 Feb (Thu) 2020 7:30PM
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  • 28 Feb (Fri) 2020 12:00PM
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  • 29 Feb (Sat) 2020 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert Talk presented one hour prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase.

Ask the Artist

Ask the Artist to follow the Saturday night concert. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 18 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Ryan Wigglesworth

Conductor and Piano

Ryan Wigglesworth has established himself as one of the foremost composer-conductors of his generation. He was Principal Guest Conductor of the Hallé Orchestra from 2015 to 2018 and Composer in Residence at ENO. He held the Daniel R. Lewis Composer Fellowship with the Cleveland Orchestra for the two seasons 2013/15 and 14/15. As a conductor he is much sought after in repertoire ranging from the baroque to the present day.

Marc-André Hamelin

Piano

Born in Montreal and a resident of Boston, Marc-André Hamelin is the recipient of a lifetime achievement prize by the German Record Critic’s Association, is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Québec, and a member of the Royal Society of Canada.

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.

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