Marin Alsop, conductor
André Watts, piano
BARBER Adagio for Strings
BARTÓK Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”
Renowned pianist André Watts returns with one of his grandest signature works, Beethoven’s last and greatest piano concerto. Music Director Marin Alsop leads performances of Barber’s achingly beautiful Adagio for Strings and offers contrast with a unique work of folk rhythms and tingling sonorities created by one of the 20th century’s most creative masters, Béla Bartók.