Music and Conversation with Hélène Grimaud

January 24, 2024, 8:00 pm

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Hélène Grimaud, wearing a brown leather jacket, stands in front of a black wood wall
Hélène Grimaud (Photo: Mat Henneck)

A conversation with the prodigious French pianist on select works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Valentin Silvestrov. Hélène Grimaud returns to Symphony Center for a solo recital on February 4.

Hélène Grimaud performs Silvestrov’s The Messenger with Camerata Salzburg


All selections feature pianist Hélène Grimaud.

Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in A minor, Op. 118, No. 1

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
II. Adante con moto
III. Rondo: Vivace
New York Philharmonic
Kurt Masur, conductor

Valentin Silvestrov: Bagatelle III

Silvestrov: Silent Songs I–Five Songs
I. Song Can Heal the Ailing Spirit
Konstantin Krimmel, baritone

Silvestrov: Silent Songs II–Eleven Songs
IX. Autumn Song
Konstantin Krimmel, baritone

Clara Schumann: Am Strande
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano

Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
I. Allegro non troppo
Truls Mørk, cello

Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Staatskapelle Dresden
Esa-Pekka Salonen