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Monday
23 March

20:30

LAC Sala Teatro

Concert's sponsor

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POSTPONED - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor / Gabriela Montero, piano

Orchestra

Raminta Šerkšnytė
De profundis

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, op. 23

Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 3 in F major, op. 90

Lithuanian conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla made her debut in Birmingham in 2015, showing at the age of thirty-three a rare talent that led to her appointment as Andris Nelsons' successor as music director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Mirga enthuses the audience wherever she conducts, just like Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero. This artist, particularly appreciated by Martha Argerich, demonstrates the full scope of her talent in the classical repertoire but also shows a refined taste for improvisation in the encores that conclude her concerts. Raminta Šerkšnytė's De Profundis will serve as a prelude to Tchaikovsky's famous First Piano Concerto and Brahms' resolute Third Symphony.