Mendelssohn Piano Concerto • Brahms Symphonies

Mendelssohn Piano Concerto • Brahms Symphonies

28 July 2017
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Lan Shui, conductor
Melvyn Tan, piano

R. STRAUSS
Tod und Verklärung (“Death and Transfiguration”), Op. 24

MENDELSSOHN
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

BRAHMS
Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

Melvyn Tan returns as the soloist in Mendelssohn’s spirited First Piano Concerto, a centrepiece framed by the magisterial melodies of Brahms’ regal Third Symphony and the heartfelt poetry of Strauss’ “Death and Transfiguration”, depicting the passing of an artist as he relives memories and achievements, to reach the ultimate transfiguration of the soul.

Pre-concert Talk: 6.30pm-7pm | Library@Esplanade
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