Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks - BRSO

Riccardo Minasi | Igor Levit

Thursday
24
September 2020
6:00 pm
Munich, Munich Residence, Herkulessaal
Thursday
24
September 2020
8:30 pm
Munich, Munich Residence, Herkulessaal
Friday
25
September 2020
6:00 pm
Munich, Munich Residence, Herkulessaal
Friday
25
September 2020
8:30 pm
Munich, Munich Residence, Herkulessaal

Programme

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 1 C Major, op. 15
Joseph Haydn
Symphony in G Major, Hob. I:88

Performers

Riccardo Minasi conductor
Igor Levit piano
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Information about the programme

Over the last few weeks Igor Levit, one of the great Beethoven pianists of our era, explained and played all 32 Beethoven sonatas on BR-KLASSIK. Now he’s the BRSO’s artist-in-residence for the 2020–21 season! Levit has already thrilled audiences by playing four Beethoven piano concertos with the same orchestra, most recently the Second, with his idiosyncratic blend of stylistic fidelity and spirit of adventure. All that’s missing is the First, op. 15, which now stands on the programme to complete the cycle. At the head of the orchestra is Riccardo Minasi, the principal conductor of the Mozarteum Orchestra and a champion of period performance practice. He’s giving his début with “Viennese classics”: Beethoven will be followed by Haydn’s Symphony no. 88, a French-inspired work that enchants us with its expressive Largo and its lilting dance movements, whether gruff in the Minuet or elegant in the Finale.

Further concerts

Thu, 20 Jun, 8:00 pm
Munich, Munich Residence, Herkulessaal
Giovanni Antonini © Marco Borggreve
Giovanni Antonini & Maria João Pires
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Mon, 24 Jun, 7:00 pm
Munich, Werksviertel-Mitte, TonHalle
TonHalle im Werksviertel-Mitte © Antonia Schwarz
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Fri, 28 Jun, 8:00 pm
Munich, Munich Residence, Herkulessaal
Jörg Widmann © Marco Borggreve
musica viva: Jörg Widmann
Works by Jörg Widmann
Wed, 17 Jul, 7:00 pm
Munich, Werksviertel-Mitte, TonHalle
Michael Volle © Gisela Schenker
Watch This Space | Michael Volle & friends