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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Brahms And Mozart

Nov 01, 2018
Nov 03, 2018

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David Afkham - Conductor
Seong-Jin Cho - Piano

Beethoven - Overture, Coriolan
Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

A pair of Philadelphia Orchestra debuts, by two rapidly rising stars: David Afkham on the podium and Seong-Jin Cho at the keyboard. Cho brings his prize-winning technique to Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20. Beethoven's stirring Coriolan Overture was inspired by a play about war and peace in ancient Rome. Brahms was daunted by Beethoven's towering legacy; that may be why it took him so long to finish his majestic Symphony No. 1. For almost 150 years, audiences have agreed it was worth the wait.

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102