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Create Your Own

Create Your Own

This event is part of the Create Your Own subscription series. Become a 2016–17 subscriber by purchasing 4 eligible concerts. You'll get better seats and save on single ticket prices, unlimited free ticket exchange privileges (saving $10 per exchange), and much more.

This event is currently available to subscribers and will go on sale to the general public on August 9. Become a 2016–17 subscriber by purchasing 4 eligible concerts. You'll get better seats and save on single ticket prices, unlimited free ticket exchange privileges (saving $10 per exchange), and much more.

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Location

David Geffen Hall

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Price Range

$29.00 - $99.00

Duration

2 hours with intermission

Date & Times

11

Feb, 2015

Wednesday, 7:30 PM

12

Feb, 2015

Thursday, 7:30 PM

13

Feb, 2015

Friday, 2:00 PM

Program

Fauré

Pelléas et Mélisande Suite

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James MacMillan

Piano Concerto No. 3, The Mysteries of Light (New York Premiere)

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Tchaikovsky

Symphony No. 4

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Artists

Stéphane Denève

Conductor

Stéphane Denève

Conductor

Stephane Deneve

Conductor

Stéphane Denève is chief conductor of Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra and principal guest conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and he became chief conductor of the Brussels Philharmonic and director of its Centre for Future Orchestral Repertoire in September 2015. Formerly music director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (2005–12), he is recognized internationally for the exceptional quality of his performances and programming and regularly appears at major concert venues with the world’s leading orchestras and soloists. Mr. Denève has a special affinity for the music of his native France, and is a passionate advocate for new music. Recent European engagements have included appearances with the Royal Concertgebouw, Bavarian Radio Symphony, Munich Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony, London Symphony, Philharmonia, and Swedish Radio Symphony orchestras, as well as Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin and Orchestra Sinfonica dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. In North America he made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2012 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, with whom he is a frequent guest both in Boston and at Tanglewood, and he appears regularly with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and San Francisco Symphony. He enjoys close relationships with many of the world’s leading solo artists, including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Leif Ove Andsnes, Yo-Yo Ma, Leonidas Kavakos, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Nikolaj Znaider, Gil Shaham, Piotr Anderszewski, Emanuel Ax, Lars Vogt, Nikolai Lugansky, Paul Lewis, Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn, Vadim Repin, and Nathalie Dessay. In the world of opera, Mr. Denève has led productions at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and at Glyndebourne Festival, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Saito Kinen Festival, Gran Teatro de Liceu, Netherlands Opera, Brussels’s Théâtre de la Monnaie, and Opéra national de Paris. As a recording artist, he has won critical acclaim for his recordings of the works of Poulenc, Debussy, Roussel, Franck, and Connesson. He is a double winner of the Diapason d’or de l’année, was shortlisted in 2012 for Gramophone’s Artist of the Year Award, and won the prize for symphonic music at the 2013 International Classical Music Awards. A graduate and prizewinner of the Paris Conservatoire, Stéphane Denève worked closely in his early career with Georg Solti, Georges Prêtre, and Seiji Ozawa. He is committed to inspiring the next generation of musicians and listeners, and works regularly with young people through programs at the Tanglewood Music Center and New World Symphony.

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Piano

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Piano

Jean Yves Thibaudet by Decca Kasskara

Piano

Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is noted for combining poetic musical sensibilities with dazzling technical prowess. He has performed around the world with today’s foremost orchestras, conductors, and festivals for more than 30 years, and has recorded more than 50 albums, and has a depth and natural charisma that have made him one of the most sought-after soloists by. In 2010 the Hollywood Bowl honored Mr. Thibaudet for his musical achievements by inducting him into its Hall of Fame. His recordings have been nominated for two Grammy Awards and have won many other prizes, including the Schallplattenpreis, the Diapason d’Or, Choc du Monde de la Musique, a Gramophone Award, two Echo Awards, and the Edison Prize. In 2010 Mr. Thibaudet released his latest CD, Gershwin, featuring big jazz band orchestrations of Rhapsody in Blue, Variations on “I Got Rhythm,” and Concerto in F recorded live with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and its music director, Marin Alsop. Mr. Thibaudet was the soloist on the Oscar– and Golden Globe–award winning sound track to Atonement, as well as the Oscar-nominated Pride and Prejudice; in 2012 he recorded Alexandre Desplat’s sound track for the film Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. Known for his style and elegance, Mr. Thibaudet wears a concert wardrobe designed by Vivienne Westwood. Previously a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, he was awarded the title Officier by the French Ministry of Culture in 2012.

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