BSO Off The Cuff: André Watts Performs Beethoven's Emperor

Friday, May 31, 2019, 8:15pm

The Music Center

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Music Center

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Off the Cuff: 
André Watts Performs Beethoven's Emperor

Marin Alsop, conductor
André Watts, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

André Watts joins Marin Alsop and the BSO for a performance and discussion of Beethoven’s last piano concerto, the mighty "Emperor." Though the composer didn’t give it that name, it’s worthy of the title because of its majestic tone and heroic gestures. Its slow movement is also one of the most sublimely beautiful things Beethoven ever wrote.

This concert is not presented by Strathmore.

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