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National Symphony Orchestra: Trifonov plays Beethoven's "Emperor"

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - Saturday, February 2, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra NSO Summer and Capital Concerts

Brilliant Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov—Musical America’s 2019 Artist of the Year—marks his very first collaboration with Music Director Gianandrea Noseda and the NSO with Beethoven’s most famous piano concerto, the triumphant Fifth.

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Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6

Brilliant Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov—Musical America’s 2019 Artist of the Year—marks his very first collaboration with Music Director Gianandrea Noseda and the NSO with Beethoven’s most famous piano concerto, the triumphant Fifth.

Please note that there will be no late seating during the first half of the program.

ForeWords
Beginning at 6:45 p.m. before the Fri., Feb. 1 & Sat., Feb. 2 concerts
Take a journey into the fascinating stories behind the music led by NPR's Ted Libbey! Look for even more of these offerings throughout the season; each ForeWords begins at 6:45 p.m. (the Concert Hall doors open 15 minutes prior), lasts 30 minutes, and is free and open to the public.

NOTE: Daniil Trifonov will sign CDs following the Thurs., Jan. 31 and Sat., Feb. 2 performances in the Grand Foyer outside the Concert Hall.