Bartók’s Concerto for Two Pianos

Thu, May 3, 2018, 7 PM
Part of the series TŌN at Carnegie Hall

at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
in NYC

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  • Works by Bartók, Ahmed Adnan Saygun, and László Lajtha
  • TŌN performs a concerto and two symphonies
  • Conducted by Leon Botstein; “relentlessly innovative” –The New York Times
  • With pianists Peter Serkin and Anna Polonsky

What’s on the Program

László Lajtha Symphony No. 7, Revolution
“I think of Lajtha’s music as angularly romantic. This symphony has colorfully impassioned lines that are often surrounded by harsh motives, similar to what you’d find in a film score.” –Matthew Ross, flute

Bartók Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion, and Orchestra
“This piece is unbelievable. It’s energetic, powerful, and inventive with virtuosic soloists.” –Tyson J. Voigt, percussion

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Symphony No. 4
“This symphony is full of dark, colorful textures. Sink into this big sound and enjoy it!” –Adina Mu-Ying Tsai, violin

Program subject to change.

What to Expect

7:00 Concert begins
Brief remarks by one of TŌN’s musicians

László Lajtha Symphony No. 7, Revolution
31 min

Brief remarks by one of TŌN’s musicians

Béla Bartók Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion, and Orchestra
Peter Serkin and Anna Polonsky, piano
27 min

8:15 Intermission
20 min
Brief remarks by one of TŌN’s musicians

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Symphony No. 4
24 min

9:05 Concert ends

All timings are approximate. Program subject to change.

The Artists

LEON BOTSTEIN, conductor
PETER SERKIN, piano
ANNA POLONSKY, piano

Artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

László Lajtha Symphony No. 7, Revolution

Bartók Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion, and Orchestra

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Symphony No. 4

Peter Serkin photo by Sarah Kenyon, Studio Route 7

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