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Hugh Wolff director – Gabriela Montero piano

Programme

New work
Piano Concerto, op. 16 Edvard Grieg
Symphony no. 10, op. 93 Dmitry Shostakovich

CONTEXT

19:00 Introduction & encounter with Hugh Wolff, moderated by David Ramael  (EN, FR, NL) - HLB


The American-Venezuelan Gabriela Montero, known for her briliant improvisations, is soloist in Grieg's Piano Concerto, the only one he wrote for his favourite instrument and that was an immediate success. After the break there is a performance of Shostakovich's first symphony, composed after Stalin’s death.