This May, Chief
Conductor Mariss Jansons
leads the Bavarian Radio
Symphony Orchestra in three performances in Carnegie Hall’s
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The series begins on Friday,
May 16 at 8:00 p.m. with Mr. Jansons leading the orchestra in a concert
featuring John Adams’s 1996 piece Slonimsky's
Earbox, a work based on Stravinsky’s Le chant du rossignol. In addition, the
program includes Richard Strauss’s epic tone poem Don Juan, Op.20, and Berlioz’s beloved Symphonie fantastique, Op.
The series continues on Saturday,
May 17 at 8:00 p.m. when Mr. Jansons leads the orchestra in Beethoven’s
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58, featuring acclaimed pianist Mitsuko Uchida, paired
with Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47.
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