Prokofiev Concerto Festival 2

Prokofiev’s rebel side comes alive in his early “Classical” Symphony. A piano concerto tailored to American audiences and a violin concerto born in France which shed light on the composer’s years of exile and his movement toward a “new simplicity.”

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Dates and Tickets

  • 19 Jan (Fri) 2018 8:00PM
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Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Pablo Rus Broseta

Conductor

Pablo Rus Broseta is Associate Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, having originally been appointed Assistant Conductor in 2015. During the 2017–2018 season, he leads the Seattle Symphony in a wide variety of concerts, including an all-Russian program with pianist Beatrice Rana, Carmina burana and a festival of Prokofiev concertos.

Yesong Sophie Lee

Violin

Thirteen-year-old Seattle violinist, Yesong Sophie Lee, winner of the 2016 International Menuhin Competition, ”…is quickly building an international following as an emerging young virtuoso of outstanding potential.” (The Violin Channel) 

Charlie Albright

Piano

Hailed as “among the most gifted musicians of his generation” by the Washington Post, pianist Charlie Albright has been praised for his “jaw-dropping technique and virtuosity meshed with a distinctive musicality” by The New York Times.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.

Program

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Sergey Prokofiev

Symphony No. 1, “Classical”

Sergey Prokofiev

Violin Concerto No. 2

Sergey Prokofiev

Piano Concerto No. 3