Herbert Blomstedt conducts the Fourth Symphony, acknowledged as Anton Bruckner’s first masterpiece—a vast symphonic landscape, epic in its scope, radiant in its sound. The Romantic Symphony storms the heavens with praise. Following his unforgettable Mozart performance last season, Garrick Ohlsson returns for Mozart’s beloved “Elvira Madigan” Piano Concerto No. 21.
"Blomstedt continues to surprise and delight the orchestra's patrons...The performance of Bruckner's Fourth Symphony...served as yet another reminder of how assiduously Blomstedt keeps on reconsidering and reinterpreting the masterpieces of the orchestral repertoire."
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Concert: Approx. 1h 55m, includes intermission.
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Garrick Ohlsson discusses performing with Herbert Bloomstedt:
Garrick Ohlsson on performing Mozart in the 21st Century: