Concert - The Philadelphia Orchestra

Friday, May 7, 2021 at 8:00pm

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
57th Street and 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

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The last time The Philadelphia Orchestra performed Mason Bates’s music at Carnegie Hall, the audience couldn’t resist a standing ovation. Bates is back with his “most inventive and alluring [music] to date” (Chicago Tribune). Ravel innovates too, using a Basque folk tune and jazz references in his witty Piano Concerto in G Major. Shostakovich’s massive symphony is a riveting meditation on human suffering. The unsettling opening sets the stage for two churning inner movements that reflect the misery of war and a finale that reaches a disquieting calm.

Part of: The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin Perspectives

Performers

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor

Mitsuko Uchida, Piano

Program

MASON BATES Suite from The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (NY Premiere)

RAVEL Piano Concerto in G Major

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8

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