NSO: Yuja Wang plays Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 2 | Tarmo Peltokoski conducts Sibelius' First Symphony
$35-$112 ($19 wheelchair/companion; student, military, young professional discounts available)
Béla Bartók — Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Sz. 95, BB 101
Jean Sibelius — Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39
Daredevil pianist Yuja Wang is at her finest performing Bartók’s Second Piano Concerto. From its thunderous opening to fiery finale, this formidable work is a brilliant showcase for Wang's "impeccable technique" and "edgy, kind of naughty personality." (The New York Times) Young Finnish prodigy Tarmo Peltokoski conducts a masterpiece by his fellow countryman: Sibelius' lush Symphony No. 1.
Runs Nov. 9-12.
Washington, DC 20566