Yuja Wang & The Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Mon 30.10. 19:00
The Helsinki Festival autumn comes to a brilliant end when Yuja Wang and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra perform at Helsinki Music Centre on Monday, 30 October. The concert programme includes Mozart, Beethoven, Stravinsky and Chopin.
One of the brightest piano stars in the world, Yuja Wang (b. 1987) is famous for her masterful technique, energetic stage presence and dazzling style. Despite her young age, Chinese-born Wang has been playing international concert arenas for a decade now and has performed with top conductors like Valery Gergiev, Daniel Barenboim and Gustavo Dudamel.
This unique evening is complemented by the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, playing their first-ever concert in Finland. Founded by conductor Claudio Abbado 20 years ago and called the world’s best chamber music orchestra, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra consists of 45 musicians from 20 different countries.
W.A. Mozart: Overture from Don Giovanni
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella suite
Frédéric Chopin: Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante in E-flat major for piano and orchestra