October 7, 2018 2:00PM
Kansas City Symphony Classical Series
BEETHOVEN’S SEVENTH and GRIEG’S PIANO CONCERTO
Friday and Saturday, October 5-6 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 7 at 2 p.m.
Helzberg Hall | Kauffman Center
Michael Stern, conductor
George Li, piano
MICHAEL KURTH A Thousand Words
GRIEG Piano Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7
From the unforgettable opening to its brilliant finale, Grieg’s Piano Concerto abounds with soaring beauty and virtuoso fireworks, especially in the gifted hands of pianist George Li. The energy and irrepressible momentum of Beethoven’s legendary Seventh Symphony continues to thrill audiences today. You’ll recognize the timeless and much-loved second movement, which has been used in numerous TV shows and films, including “The King’s Speech.”
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PREPARE FOR THE CONCERT
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