Michael Tilson Thomas leads his orchestra in a New York premiere, and Gautier Capuçon gives a rousing performance of Saint-Saëns’s Cello Concerto No. 1. Stravinsky's "The Firebird" is an electrifying ballet that gives the concert a thrilling end. Tickets available.
A gathering of superstar musicians, each with a long-standing affinity for the music, make this an electrifying concert. Michael Tilson Thomas had a longtime working relationship with Stravinsky, while Gautier Capuçon has performed and recorded Saint-Saëns’s daredevil Cello Concerto No. 1 to great acclaim. There’s also the New York premiere of John Adams's I Still Dance and Stravinsky’s spectacular The Firebird, which brings the concert to a rousing conclusion.