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Orchestre de Paris / Klaus Mäkelä

Yuja Wang - Sibelius, Lindberg, Tchaïkovski
Symphonic Concert
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 1h46 with 1 intermission



Jean Sibelius
Valse triste
Magnus Lindberg
Concerto pour piano
(création française)
Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski
Symphonie n° 6 "Pathétique"
Orchestre de Paris
Klaus Mäkelä , conducting
Yuja Wang , piano

Here on display, one icon of Russian art: the passionate romanticism of Tchaikovsky, along with a special event: the premiere of Lindberg’s new Piano Concerto under the electrifying fingers of Yuja Wang.

Tchaikovsky’s ‘PathétiqueSymphony, imposing and sublime, is often interpreted as a ‘self-Requiem’. In its four movements, including a Finale legendary for its heart-breaking inflections, is encoded the recapitulation of a passionate and tormented life. Tumult, a sense of implacable fate, and moments of religious elevation appear in turn in this illustrious score, which the composer originally called ‘tragic’.

Lastly, Yuja Wang has the honour of performing the French premiere of the latest Concerto by Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg, a master of rhythm and true magician of sound. 

The Piano concerto by Magnus Lindberg is commissioned by China National Centre for The Performing Arts, San Francisco Symphony, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonie de Paris - Orchestre de Paris, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, and the New York Philharmonic.


Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie

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Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris

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