MTT Conducts Mozart

Nov 30 - Dec 5, 2023


Michael Tilson Thomas lends his fresh insights to a compelling Austro-Germanic program. It includes Mozart’s whirling Six German Dances as well as his expressive and intimate Piano Concerto No. 23, which features Orion Weiss, acclaimed for his “limpid touch, clean runs and purling legato phrasing” (Chicago Tribune). Schoenberg’s lavishly imaginative orchestration of Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 1 completes the program.


Six German Dances, K. 509


Piano Concerto No. 23

Brahms (Orch. Schoenberg)

Piano Quartet No. 1


Étude pour les arpèges composés No. 11 [Nov 30 Encore]
Orion Weiss piano


Midsummer Nocturne [Dec 1 Encore]
Orion Weiss piano


Nocturne in C Major, Op. 54 No. 4 (from "Lyric Pieces") [Dec 2 Encore]
Orion Weiss piano



12 Etudes, L. 136: 1. Pour les “cinq doigts” (d’après Monsieur Czerny)[Dec 5 Encore]
Orion Weiss piano


Enhance your concert experience.

Preconcert Dining

Enhance your concert experience by dining at Forte featuring contemporary Mediterranean cuisine or the Thomas Club featuring traditional American fare. Learn more »

Preconcert Conversation

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

Postconcert Dining

For the month of December, Forte will be open postconcert for two hours after most concerts. Following matinee concerts on Fridays and Sundays, Forte will serve a selection of mezze and desserts alongside the bar menu. Following evening concerts on Fridays and Saturdays, Forte will serve beverages from the bar and limited snacks. View Forte’s December hours »


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

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