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Pianist Maurizio Pollini will join Music Director Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic
Source: New York Philharmonic
08/03/2019

MUSIC DIRECTOR JAAP VAN ZWEDEN AND THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC

SCHUMANN’s Piano Concerto with MAURIZIO POLLINI as Soloist

Program Also To Include
J. WAGENAAR’s Cyrano de Bergerac Overture
BEETHOVEN’s Symphony No. 7

One Night Only — March 27, 2019

Pianist Maurizio Pollini will join Music Director Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic for a one-night-only performance of Schumann’s Piano Concerto, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. The program will also include Johan Wagenaar’s Cyrano de Bergerac Overture and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

Maurizio Pollini will return to the Philharmonic 50 years after his debut with the Orchestra. He most recently appeared with the Philharmonic in October 2015. The New York Times wrote of that appearance: “It was clear why the audience rose to its feet immediately for a long ovation at the end … Mr. Pollini played this demanding work with profound integrity…. this performance offered a lifetime of insight.” Gramophone wrote that Maurizio Pollini “brings as much temperament and intensity … as if Schumann’s youthful heart was his own” in its review of his 2001 album of works by Schumann.

BBC Music Magazine wrote of Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic’s 2018 Decca Gold recording of Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 5 and 7: “These are amazing performances, recorded live, with thoroughly deserved cheers… I imagine that the New York Philharmonic is thrilled to have so invigorating and colourful a figure as Jaap van Zweden as their chief conductor…. overall this is a triumph, to be listened to especially by anyone who feels they don’t have an urgent need to listen to these works again.”

Biographies
Jaap van ZwedenMaurizio PolliniNew York Philharmonic

Tickets
Single tickets start at $49. (Ticket prices subject to change.) Tickets may be purchased online at nyphil.org or by calling (212) 875-565610:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5:00 p.m. Sunday. Tickets may also be purchased at the David Geffen Hall Box Office. The Box Office opens at 10:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and at noon on Sunday. On performance evenings, the Box Office closes one-half hour after performance time; other evenings it closes at 6:00 p.m.

For press tickets, call Lanore Carr at the New York Philharmonic at (212) 875-5714, or email her at carrl@nyphil.org.

Event Listing

New York Philharmonic

David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Maurizio Pollini, piano

J. WAGENAAR Cyrano de Bergerac Overture
SCHUMANN Piano Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7


ALL PROGRAMS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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The Donna and Marvin Schwartz Virtuoso Piano Performance Series has provided major support for Maurizio Pollini’s appearance during the New York Philharmonic’s 2018–19 season.

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Citi. Preferred Card of the New York Philharmonic.

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Emirates is the Official Airline of the New York Philharmonic.

 

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