Salonen & Uchida

May 24

8:00 PM

Brahms, Bartók, Schoenberg

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Esa-Pekka Salonen leads a program that pairs Brahms' captivating Variations on a Theme by Haydn with Schoenberg's hauntingly beautiful Transfigured Night and Bartók's serene and expressive Third Piano Concerto, featuring Mitsuko Uchida. “It was in the otherworldly slow movement that Uchida's profound poetic sensibility rose to the fore, building to an eloquent emotional climax from the simple, hushed chords of the opening bars—atmospheric yet as clear as ice water” (Chicago Tribune).

Approximate concert duration: 110 minutes including intermission


Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3
Schoenberg Transfigured Night


Preconcert conversation with Laura Prichard
30 minute run-time

Thursday, May 24, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Friday, May 25, 12:15 p.m. Armour Stage
Saturday, May 26, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom

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