8:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2017
Franz Welser-Möst brings the Cleveland Orchestra’s trademark power and richness to Orchestra Hall. Beethoven’s light and humorous Eighth Symphony and Sibelius’ romantic Second Symphony will showcase the orchestra’s lush sound. “The Clevelanders absolutely nailed it…ensemble playing was perfectly judged. The sheer musicality of the players’ work was a wonder” (Musical America).
Beethoven Symphony No. 8Sibelius Symphony No. 2
The Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst conductor
8:00 PM Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Richard Goode’s recording of Beethoven’s Piano Concertos with Ivan Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra was praised as “truly revolutionary” by The New Yorker. This all-Beethoven program includes his famous Fifth Symphony and his Second Piano Concerto, part of Symphony Center’s complete cycle of Beethoven’s Piano Concertos in 2016/17.
Beethoven Symphony No. 1Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2Beethoven Symphony No. 5
Budapest Festival OrchestraIván Fischer conductorRichard Goode piano
7:00 PM Sunday, March 5, 2017
“Russia’s oldest symphony orchestra surpassed all expectations… the St. Petersburg Philharmonic spilled forth music in the purest form possible—straight from each score’s soul and into the hearts of listeners” (The Washington Post). The acclaimed St. Petersburg Philharmonic and Music Director Yuri Temirkanov return to Symphony Center with a performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 and Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky.
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
St. Petersburg PhilharmonicYuri Temirkanov conductorNikolai Lugansky piano
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