Beethoven “Eroica” Symphony

The great Jean-Efflam Bavouzet lends his incredible virtuosity to Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Then, bask in the unmatched grandeur of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, a tour-de-force of symphonic power.

Ludovic Morlot will be signing CDs after the Saturday, February 13 concert. Seattle Symphony Media's latest release, an all-Ives recording , can be purchased at Symphonica, The Symphony Store, located in the Boeing Company Gallery at Benaroya Hall. Visit seattlesymphony.org/recordings to find out more about our discs, including our second installment in the all-Dutilleux series nominated for three Grammy Awards this year.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 11 Feb (Thu) 2016 7:30PM
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  • 13 Feb (Sat) 2016 8:00PM
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  • 14 Feb (Sun) 2016 2:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

1 hour prior to performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Free with ticket purchase.

Ask the Artist

Thursday, February 11, in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby following the concert.

Running time

1 hour, 50 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Ludovic Morlot

Conductor

French conductor Ludovic Morlot is in his fifth season as Music Director of the Seattle Symphony. There have been many highlights during his first four seasons in this position, including an exhilarating performance at Carnegie Hall in May 2014, as reported in The New York Times: "The performance Mr. Morlot coaxed from his players was rich with shimmering colours and tremulous energy.”

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Piano

Highlights of Jean-Efflam Bavouzet’s 2014/15 season include a Royal Festival Hall concert and US tour with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.

Program

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Charles Ives

Three Places in New England

Béla Bartók

Piano Concerto No. 3

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"

Sponsors

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet’s performances are generously underwritten by James and Sherry Raisbeck through the Seattle Symphony’s Guest Artists Circle.