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Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in Brandon Beethoven, Mendelssohn and a New Virtuoso at the WMCA

  • Westman Centennial Auditorium 205 20th Street Brandon, MB, R7B 1L7 Canada (map)

"[Schwizgebel's] playing also benefits from a lightening of the instrument, piano playing where every sound rings with unostentatious radiance and effortlessness. "

- Artamag

James Feddeck, conductor
Louis Schwizgebel, piano

Smetana: Má vlast (My Homeland): Sárka and Vlitava (The Moldau)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major (Italian) 

Beethoven's piano concertos place the soloist as a direct protagonist to the orchestra - a role he regularly took himself when performing the five he wrote. We welcome Swiss pianist and 2012 Leeds International Piano Competition winner Louis Schwizgebel to interpret Beethoven's 2nd Piano Concerto. 

Just back from Italy, Mendelssohn filled his Fourth Symphony with life-affirming Mediterranean sun and spirit. Bedřich Smetana created a powerful expression of Czech national spirit in the set of symphonic poems Má vlast (My Homeland), our opening music, perhaps best known for The Moldau

Adult: $52.00
Senior: $48.00
Student: $12.50

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