Mendelssohn & Schubert

How sublime it is to behold the presence of genius, still so fresh, in music crafted by the 21-year-old Mendelssohn and the 19-year-old Schubert! Ravel’s bittersweet tribute, Le tombeau de Couperin, honors others who burned bright and died young.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 26 Jan (Thu) 2017 7:30PM
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  • 28 Jan (Sat) 2017 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

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

Running time

1 hour, 31 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

James Feddeck

Conductor

James Feddeck is rapidly becoming one of the most interesting and remarkable conductors of today, impressing orchestras with his innate talent and outstanding musicianship on both sides of the Atlantic.

Alexei Lubimov

Piano

Born in Moscow, pianist Alexei Lubimov is one of the most strikingly original musicians performing today. His large repertoire combined with his dedication to principle and musical morals make him a notable exception in today’s music scene.

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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Felix Mendelssohn

The Hebrides (“Fingal’s Cave”)

Joseph Haydn

Piano Concerto in D major

Maurice Ravel

Le tombeau de Couperin

Franz Schubert

Symphony No. 5

Sponsors

This concert is supported by Sue and Robert Collett.