Muti, Andsnes & Britten Piano Concerto
Apr 7 - Apr 12, 2022
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Overview

Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes brings his “effortless command and penetrating clarity” (The New York Times) to Britten’s Piano Concerto, a glittering score composed during the lead-up to World War II. Riccardo Muti frames the program with Richard Strauss’ contemplative “Dreaming by the Fireside,” from his opera Intermezzo, and Schumann’s triumphant Fourth Symphony.

Ticket holders are invited to a free preconcert conversation featuring Laura Prichard in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The conversation will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets required.

  • Venue
    Symphony Center
  • Price Range
    $36-$227
  • Length
    1 hour 40 minutes
  • Preconcert Conversation
    with Laura Prichard
Schedule
Thursday, April 7, 2022
7:30 PM
Friday, April 8, 2022
1:30 PM
Saturday, April 9, 2022
8:00 PM
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
7:30 PM
Program
R. Strauss

Symphonic Interlude No. 2 from Intermezzo

Britten
Piano Concerto
Schumann

Symphony No. 4

Performers
Music Director
The CSO’s music director position is endowed in perpetuity by a generous gift from the Zell Family Foundation.
Sponsors

These performances are made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence.


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