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About Biss Plays Beethoven

Beethoven’s masterful “Emperor” Concerto is a monument of musical architecture, drive forward with beautiful flourishes and cascades. Esteemed Curtis piano faculty Jonathan Biss is the soloist, joined by conductor Osmo Vänskä. Also on the program is a new work by Curtis alumna Gabriella Smith. The program soars to a rousing conclusion with Sibelius’s majestic Symphony No. 2.

Program

SMITH - f(x) = sin²x –1/x

BEETHOVEN - Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 (“Emperor”)

SIBELIUS - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43

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Merriam Theater at Academy of Music

250 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

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This show closes on Friday, January 31.

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