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Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 5 - with Stephen Hough

When:

Wed Sep 2 2015, 7:30pm–9:30pm

Where: Esplanade Concert Hall , 1 Esplanade Drive, Marina Bay, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Esplanade Box: $75.00
  • Premier Box: $75.00
  • General Admission: $75.00
  • General Admission: $60.00
  • General Admission: $45.00
  • General Admission: $32.00
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Related Artists:

"The most perfect piano playing conceivable.' - The Guardian

Lan Shui, conductor
A Stephen Hough, piano
Ng Pei-Sian, cello

HOUGH Loneliest Wilderness, Elergy for Cello & Orchestra
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'

Britain's best-loved pianist Steven Hough takes centrestage in the five definitive Beethoven piano concertos over three exciting performances under Lan Shui. Beethoven's final piano concerto, the Emperor, is noble in character and the most popular among the five, described at its premiere as "one of the composer's most original works". Earlier in his life, it was with No. 2 that Beethoven sought to establish a name for himself with this work after his move to Vienna from Bonn. The concert opens with Hough's own composition, the elegiac Loneliest Wilderness, featuring SSO's Principal Cellist Ng Pei-Sian.