Symphonic Concert

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Andris Nelsons

Hélène Grimaud - Mendelssohn, Schumann

Hélène GrimaudHélène Grimaud © Mat Hennek/DG
Andris NelsonsAndris Nelsons © Marco Borggreve
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Monday, 21 January 2019 — 8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 1h45 with 1 intermission


  • Felix Mendelssohn
    Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt – Ouverture
  • Robert Schumann
    Concerto pour piano
  • Robert Schumann
    Symphonie n° 3 "Rhénane"


  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Andris Nelsons, conducting
  • Hélène Grimaud, piano
After the brief journey of Mer calme et heureux voyage, Schumann’s lyricism is brought to full expression with the open-hearted confession that is his Piano Concerto, performed by Hélène Grimaud, and with the enchanting twists and turns of his Third Symphony, the Rhenish.


Felix Mendelssohn : Mer calm et heureux voyage op. 27, Ouverture - Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Kurt Masur (direction)
Ludwig van Beethoven : Concerto pour piano en la mineur op. 54, III. Allegro vivace - Orchestre philharmonique de New York, Hélène Grimaud (piano), Kurt Masur (direction)
Robert Schumann : Symphonie n° 3 en mi bémol majeur « Rhénane », V. Vif - Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Riccardo Chailly (direction)