Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall

Shani, Bronfman / Wagner, Brahms

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Philippe Jordan recently honoured him as probably the “best pianist of our time”: With the Grammy winner Yefim Bronfman, the Wiener Symphoniker have again been able to engage an absolutely exceptional musician as Artist in Residence for the 2019-20 season. Now, he will perform Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2 under the direction of the Principal Guest Conductor Lahav Shani. Listening to Bronfman is like “being in a crowded room where a particularly profound interlocutor starts to talk and everyone suddenly falls silent to listen to him with spellbound attention”, the Chicago Sun-Times once described Bronfman’s effect on the audience. His playing is positively absolutist: It completely captivates everyone and leaves no room, time or thoughts for anything else. At the same time, it never stays the same.


Yefim Bronfman 
Wiener Symphoniker


Richard Wagner
Overture to the opera "Tannhäuser and the Singers' Contest at Wartburg Castle" WWV 70
Johannes Brahms
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 in B-flat major op. 83
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 in B-flat major op. 83
1st movement: Allegro non troppo
2nd movement: Allegro appassionato
3rd movement: Andante – Più adagio
4th movement: Allegretto grazioso – Un poco più presto
Post-concert finale in the Grand Foyer with Lahav Shani, Yefim Bronfman and "Wiener Instrumentalsolisten"

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