Time-honored piano great Yefim Bronfman joins your Charlotte Symphony for this opening night special event concert. Lauded as "one of the greatest pianists active today" by The New York Times, Bronfman, who is affectionately called "Fima," returns to the Queen City to perform Beethoven's exhilarating Emperor Concerto under the direction of Music Director Christopher Warren-Green.
STRAUSS JR Overture to Die Fledermaus
BIZET Carmen Suite No. 1
STRAUSS JR Emperor Waltzes
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Bronfman replaces Lang Lang, who regrettably announced a cancelation of all of his concerts through the middle of September, as recommended by his doctor, due to inflammation in his left arm. Lang Lang will take this time to allow his arm to heal.