Lisiecki Plays Beethoven’s Emperor

Jan Lisiecki, still in his early 20s, “is perhaps the most complete pianist of his age,” according to BBC Music Magazine. Former TSO Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts him and the Orchestra in Beethoven’s regal “Emperor” Concerto. The concerts also include Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto on Saturday and Sunday, and Schoenberg’s opulent Pelleas und Melisande on Wednesday and Thursday. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Please note the following differences between performances:

  • All four performances feature Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3. On April 1 & 2, the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra will join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a side-by-side performance of this work.
  • The performances on April 1 & 2 will feature Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande.
  • The performances on April 4 & 5 will not feature the Schoenberg, but will instead feature Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Jan Lisiecki.

Jan Lisiecki and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” at all four performances.

The April 1 & 2 performances are available in the Wednesday 1 Masterworks and Thursday 1 Masterworks subscription series, respectively.

The April 4 & 5 performances are available in the Saturday 2 Masterworks and Four at the Weston subscription series, respectively.

Single tickets for the 2019/20 season will go on sale on August 1, 2019.

Concert Dates

Lisiecki Plays Beethoven Piano Concertos April 1 2020 8PM

Jan Lisiecki, still in his early 20s, “is perhaps the most complete pianist of his age,” according to BBC Music Magazine. Former TSO Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts him and the Orchestra in Beethoven’s regal “Emperor” Concerto. The concerts also include Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto on Saturday and Sunday, and Schoenberg’s opulent Pelleas und Melisande on Wednesday and Thursday. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Please note the following differences between performances:

  • All four performances feature Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3. On April 1 & 2, the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra will join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a side-by-side performance of this work.
  • The performances on April 1 & 2 will feature Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande.
  • The performances on April 4 & 5 will not feature the Schoenberg, but will instead feature Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Jan Lisiecki.

Jan Lisiecki and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” at all four performances.

The April 1 & 2 performances are available in the Wednesday 1 Masterworks and Thursday 1 Masterworks subscription series, respectively.

The April 4 & 5 performances are available in the Saturday 2 Masterworks and Four at the Weston subscription series, respectively.

Single tickets for the 2019/20 season will go on sale on August 1, 2019.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:00pm

Program

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 (Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra performs side by side with the TSO)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”
Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande

Performers

Jukka-Pekka Saraste
conductor
Jan Lisiecki
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Lisiecki Plays Beethoven Piano Concertos April 2 2020 8PM

Jan Lisiecki, still in his early 20s, “is perhaps the most complete pianist of his age,” according to BBC Music Magazine. Former TSO Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts him and the Orchestra in Beethoven’s regal “Emperor” Concerto. The concerts also include Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto on Saturday and Sunday, and Schoenberg’s opulent Pelleas und Melisande on Wednesday and Thursday. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Please note the following differences between performances:

  • All four performances feature Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3. On April 1 & 2, the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra will join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a side-by-side performance of this work.
  • The performances on April 1 & 2 will feature Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande.
  • The performances on April 4 & 5 will not feature the Schoenberg, but will instead feature Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Jan Lisiecki.

Jan Lisiecki and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” at all four performances.

The April 1 & 2 performances are available in the Wednesday 1 Masterworks and Thursday 1 Masterworks subscription series, respectively.

The April 4 & 5 performances are available in the Saturday 2 Masterworks and Four at the Weston subscription series, respectively.

Single tickets for the 2019/20 season will go on sale on August 1, 2019.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 8:00pm

Program

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 (Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra performs side by side with the TSO)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”
Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande

Performers

Jukka-Pekka Saraste
conductor
Jan Lisiecki
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Lisiecki Plays Beethoven Piano Concertos April 4 2020 8PM

Jan Lisiecki, still in his early 20s, “is perhaps the most complete pianist of his age,” according to BBC Music Magazine. Former TSO Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts him and the Orchestra in Beethoven’s regal “Emperor” Concerto. The concerts also include Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto on Saturday and Sunday, and Schoenberg’s opulent Pelleas und Melisande on Wednesday and Thursday. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Please note the following differences between performances:

  • All four performances feature Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3. On April 1 & 2, the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra will join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a side-by-side performance of this work.
  • The performances on April 1 & 2 will feature Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande.
  • The performances on April 4 & 5 will not feature the Schoenberg, but will instead feature Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Jan Lisiecki.

Jan Lisiecki and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” at all four performances.

The April 1 & 2 performances are available in the Wednesday 1 Masterworks and Thursday 1 Masterworks subscription series, respectively.

The April 4 & 5 performances are available in the Saturday 2 Masterworks and Four at the Weston subscription series, respectively.

Single tickets for the 2019/20 season will go on sale on August 1, 2019.

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 8:00pm

Program

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”

Performers

Jukka-Pekka Saraste
conductor
Jan Lisiecki
piano

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Lisiecki Plays Beethoven Piano Concertos April 5 2020 3PM

Jan Lisiecki, still in his early 20s, “is perhaps the most complete pianist of his age,” according to BBC Music Magazine. Former TSO Music Director Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts him and the Orchestra in Beethoven’s regal “Emperor” Concerto. The concerts also include Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto on Saturday and Sunday, and Schoenberg’s opulent Pelleas und Melisande on Wednesday and Thursday. (Pictured: Jan Lisiecki, piano)

Please note the following differences between performances:

  • All four performances feature Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3. On April 1 & 2, the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra will join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a side-by-side performance of this work.
  • The performances on April 1 & 2 will feature Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande.
  • The performances on April 4 & 5 will not feature the Schoenberg, but will instead feature Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Jan Lisiecki.

Jan Lisiecki and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” at all four performances.

The April 1 & 2 performances are available in the Wednesday 1 Masterworks and Thursday 1 Masterworks subscription series, respectively.

The April 4 & 5 performances are available in the Saturday 2 Masterworks and Four at the Weston subscription series, respectively.

Single tickets for the 2019/20 season will go on sale on August 1, 2019.

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 3:00pm

Program

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”

Performers

Jukka-Pekka Saraste
conductor
Jan Lisiecki
piano

Venue

George Weston Recital Hall

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