Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.4

Featuring Emanuel Ax

Saturday 28 June 2014 at 2:00pm

Monday 30 June 2014 at 6:30pm

Details

Ives Orchestral Set No.2
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Emanuel Ax piano

In its extravagant story of a spurned lover’s imagined revenge and its vivid changes of mood, Berlioz’ Symphonie fantastique is one of the key signposts of the Romantic imagination. Sharing the program is a work tailor-made for the poetic and luminous playing of Emanuel Ax for, in his Piano Concerto No. 4, Beethoven created a new landscape of expression.

Pre-concert talk (28 June at 1pm)
Callum Moncrieff will present a talk on the artists and works featured in the program.

Duration
2 hours with 20 minute interval.

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