Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Igor Levit / Elim Chan

Stravinsky / Bolcom / Copland

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Gentle music for not gentle times

The music of William Bolcom has been Igor Levit’s constant companion since his student days. And the American composer’s First Piano Concerto, in particular, whetted his appetite for more. Without further ado, he got in touch with the composer, now over 80, who is known not only for classical works like symphonies, oratorios and solo concertos, but also for »revolutionising ragtime«. The Piano Concerto No. 2 emerged from this contact: Bolcom himself describes it as »a gentle piece for not gentle times«.

Performers

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Igor Levit piano

conductor Elim Chan

Programme

Igor Strawinsky
Concerto Es-Dur »Dumbarton Oaks«

William Bolcom
Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 / Kompositionsauftrag des Heidelberger Frühlings

- Interval -

Aaron Copland
Quiet city

Igor Strawinsky
Suite aus dem Ballett »Pulcinella«

Estimated end time

22:00

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Classical Fascination 2

Promoter: Konzertdirektion Dr. Rudolf Goette / HamburgMusik

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