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Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor), Beethoven

Lewis Plays Beethoven Emperor

8:00 PM
Elgar, Beethoven, Rachmaninov
Friday, January 9, 2015

“One of the finest Beethoven interpreters of his generation” (The New York Times), Paul Lewis returns to the CSO for Beethoven’s most beloved and charming piano concerto. Vasily Petrenko has equally been acclaimed for his performances of 20th-century Russian repertoire, and this performance of Rachmaninov’s wryly apocalyptic Symphonic Dances is sure to be a roof-raiser.

Paul Lewis will sign his CDs on Saturday, January 10, in Grainger Ballroom following his performance.


  • Elgar In the South (Alassio)
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor)
  • Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
  • Schubert Allegretto in C minor, D.915 [ENCORE, 1/10]

Additional Dates for this Program


This performance is part of the:

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Preconcert Conversation Information

Preconcert conversations with Lawrence Rapchak.
30 minute run-time.

Thurs., January 8, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Fri., January 9, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Sat., January 10, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom


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