About the Event
In Leipzig's beloved Gewandhaus, hear celebrated pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and the Gewandhaus Orchestra under the baton of Andris Nelsons for a captivating performance of works by Smyth, Grieg and Tchaikovsky.
- Smyth, Ethel – Overture of the opera 'The Wreckers'
- Grieg, Edvard – Concerto for piano and orchestra in A minor Op. 16
- Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich – Symphony No. 2 in C minor, op. 17 'Little Russian'
|Piano:|| Andsnes, Leif Ove |
The career of the Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes has attracted considerable interest and excitement since his international debut in the early 1990s. He is now firmly established as one of the most compelling artists on the international concert circuit. 2004/5 is a particularly exciting season for Andnes as he will be the youngest ever Carnegie Hall 'Perspectives' artist. This will involve him performing at the hall in recital, with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, with Christian Tetzlaff and with Ian Bostridge as well as performing in a series of chamber music concerts at the Zankel Hall in the Carnegie complex.