Calendar Beethoven's Emperor
John Adams, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano
John Adams: Harmonielehre
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”
Post-minimalist conductor-composer John Adams returns to the BSO podium to conduct Beethoven’s grandiose “Emperor” concerto and his own intensely expressive Harmonielehre, the symphonic essay that helped him become one of the most performed and important composers alive.
Strathmore Pre-concert Lecture: Sun, May 15, 1:30 pm
The appearance of guest conductor and composer John Adams is made possible through the major support of the Alvin and Fanny Blaustein Thalheimer Guest Artist Fund.