Jurowski, Helmchen & Shostakovich 8
Apr 27 - Apr 29, 2023
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Vladimir Jurowski marks his return to Symphony Center with Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8. In this immense wartime symphony, Shostakovich searches for hope and renewal beyond the anguish of violence and honors the ordinary people who contributed — and suffered — away from the frontlines. Celebrated pianist Martin Helmchen brings his “powerful yet refined approach” (The New York Times) to Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25. This late Mozart masterwork navigates a fascinating series of twists and turns — from its expansive first movement and tranquil second to its triumphant finale.

  • Venue
    Symphony Center
  • Price Range
  • Length
    2 hours 10 minutes
  • Preconcert Conversation
    with Daniel Schlosberg
Thursday, April 27, 2023
7:30 PM
Friday, April 28, 2023
8:00 PM
Saturday, April 29, 2023
8:00 PM

Piano Concerto No. 25


Symphony No. 8


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Explore the music in the free preconcert conversation featuring Daniel Schlosberg in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The conversation will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets are needed.


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