Brahms Symphony 4

Distinguished German conductor Karl-Heinz Steffens makes his TSO début in this exquisite program of central-European gems. Jan Lisiecki, already one of the world’s most admired pianists, performs a fiery and poetic concerto by Mendelssohn that he recently recorded for Deutsche Grammophon. The last of Brahms’s symphonies crowns the concert with music of immense strength and power. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission.

Download the program for Brahms Symphony 4.

TTC closure
There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and Bloor-Yonge stations on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Shuttle buses will operate. Wheel-Trans service will be available for customers requiring accessible service within the closure area. For more information about this transit closure, please visit the TTC website.

Critical acclaim for this performance
"There are dozens of great recordings of all of these works, but hearing such compelling interpretations in a live setting shot the music straight through the heart in a way that an Apple Music playlist would never be able to do.

"That one of the interpreters was a nice Canadian boy who has made it to the top of his profession with sheer hard work and the quality of his art, made the experience all the richer.

"It is well worth seeking out a ticket to one of the repeat performances on Thursday and Saturday."

John Terauds, Toronto Star

Concert Dates

Brahms Symphony 4 June 5 2019 8PM

Distinguished German conductor Karl-Heinz Steffens makes his TSO début in this exquisite program of central-European gems. Jan Lisiecki, already one of the world’s most admired pianists, performs a fiery and poetic concerto by Mendelssohn that he recently recorded for Deutsche Grammophon. The last of Brahms’s symphonies crowns the concert with music of immense strength and power. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission.

Download the program for Brahms Symphony 4.

TTC closure
There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and Bloor-Yonge stations on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Shuttle buses will operate. Wheel-Trans service will be available for customers requiring accessible service within the closure area. For more information about this transit closure, please visit the TTC website.

Critical acclaim for this performance
"There are dozens of great recordings of all of these works, but hearing such compelling interpretations in a live setting shot the music straight through the heart in a way that an Apple Music playlist would never be able to do.

"That one of the interpreters was a nice Canadian boy who has made it to the top of his profession with sheer hard work and the quality of his art, made the experience all the richer.

"It is well worth seeking out a ticket to one of the repeat performances on Thursday and Saturday."

John Terauds, Toronto Star

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 8:00pm

Program

Schumann: Overture to Manfred [12']
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 [20']
Intermission
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 [40']

Performers

Karl-Heinz Steffens
conductor
Jan Lisiecki
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Brahms Symphony 4 June 6 2019 8PM

Distinguished German conductor Karl-Heinz Steffens makes his TSO début in this exquisite program of central-European gems. Jan Lisiecki, already one of the world’s most admired pianists, performs a fiery and poetic concerto by Mendelssohn that he recently recorded for Deutsche Grammophon. The last of Brahms’s symphonies crowns the concert with music of immense strength and power. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission.

Download the program for Brahms Symphony 4.

TTC closure
There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and Bloor-Yonge stations on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Shuttle buses will operate. Wheel-Trans service will be available for customers requiring accessible service within the closure area. For more information about this transit closure, please visit the TTC website.

Critical acclaim for this performance
"There are dozens of great recordings of all of these works, but hearing such compelling interpretations in a live setting shot the music straight through the heart in a way that an Apple Music playlist would never be able to do.

"That one of the interpreters was a nice Canadian boy who has made it to the top of his profession with sheer hard work and the quality of his art, made the experience all the richer.

"It is well worth seeking out a ticket to one of the repeat performances on Thursday and Saturday."

John Terauds, Toronto Star

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 8:00pm

Program

Schumann: Overture to Manfred [12']
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 [20']
Intermission
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 [40']

Performers

Karl-Heinz Steffens
conductor
Jan Lisiecki
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Brahms Symphony 4 June 8 2019 8PM

Distinguished German conductor Karl-Heinz Steffens makes his TSO début in this exquisite program of central-European gems. Jan Lisiecki, already one of the world’s most admired pianists, performs a fiery and poetic concerto by Mendelssohn that he recently recorded for Deutsche Grammophon. The last of Brahms’s symphonies crowns the concert with music of immense strength and power. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission.

Download the program for Brahms Symphony 4.

TTC closure
There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and Bloor-Yonge stations on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Shuttle buses will operate. Wheel-Trans service will be available for customers requiring accessible service within the closure area. For more information about this transit closure, please visit the TTC website.

Critical acclaim for this performance
"There are dozens of great recordings of all of these works, but hearing such compelling interpretations in a live setting shot the music straight through the heart in a way that an Apple Music playlist would never be able to do.

"That one of the interpreters was a nice Canadian boy who has made it to the top of his profession with sheer hard work and the quality of his art, made the experience all the richer.

"It is well worth seeking out a ticket to one of the repeat performances on Thursday and Saturday."

John Terauds, Toronto Star

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 8:00pm

Program

Schumann: Overture to Manfred [12']
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 [20']
Intermission
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 [40']

Performers

Karl-Heinz Steffens
conductor
Jan Lisiecki
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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