In these concerts from March 2016, Michael Tilson Thomas leads Sibelius’s Second Symphony, a brief work by Stravinsky, and Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto with Emanuel Ax as soloist. You can hear more from both performers below, in Ax’s self-deprecating interview about the fear that grips him at the beginning of the work and Tilson Thomas as he describes the intricacies of Sibelius and Stravinsky. Also on the bill: from 2014, Jaap van Zweden leads the CSO in orchestral excerpts from Britten’s Peter Grimes.
Stravinsky Scherzo á la russe
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in March 2016
Britten Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a and b
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in May 2014
This program will be available until August 17, 2019.
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