January 11–13, 2025

Beethoven's Emperor: Leaders & Pathbreakers

Composed while the Napoleonic Wars raged outside his door, Beethoven's heroic piano concerto receives a powerhouse performance from the world-renowned Yefim Bronfman, who brings "fire and poetry" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) to each epic moment. And Duke Ellington connects past and present in the jazzy dreamscapes of Three Black Kings, his soulful tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.


Joan Tower: Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman  
Ellington: Three Black Kings, Ballet For Orchestra  
Beethoven: King Stephen Overture  
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 Emperor


David Danzmayr, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano

This concert is part of Classical Series B and is eligible for the Choose Your Own Series.


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  • SAT, JAN 11, 2025, 7:30 PM
  • SUN, JAN 12, 2025, 2:00 PM
  • MON, JAN 13, 2025, 7:30 PM

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