Muti, Andsnes & Grieg Piano Concerto

Sep 19

8:00 PM

Mendelssohn, Grieg, Scriabin, Shostakovich

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Riccardo Muti opens his 10th season as music director with two dramatic Russian works—Alexander Scriabin’s haunting first orchestral composition and Shostakovich’s pensive Sixth Symphony, written during a time of prewar tension. The brilliant Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, hailed by the Wall Street Journal as “one of the most gifted musicians of his generation,” performs Edvard Grieg’s treasured Piano Concerto.

Program

Mendelssohn Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture
Grieg Piano Concerto
Scriabin Rêverie
Shostakovich Symphony No. 6

Additional Dates for this Program

Sponsors

Maestro Residency Presenter

Official Airline of the CSO

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