April 23-28: Jean-Yves Thibaudet plays with the BSO
The Boston Symphony Orchestra (Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston) will be joined for five performances by award-winning French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
A series of four performances (April 23, 24, 25 and 28) will consist in a program of Ravel, Mozart and Adès pieces, conducted by Boston Symphony Orchestra Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink.
In an exceptional performance, on Sunday, April 26, Thibaudet will accompany the Boston Symphony Chamber Players for a program highlighting French music, with works from composers Jean Françaix, Francis Poulenc and Gabriel Fauré.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please:
click here for the performance of Thursday, April 23rd.
click here for the performance of Friday, April 24th.
click here for the performance of Saturday, April 25th.
click here for the performance of Sunday, April 26th.
click here for the performance of Tuesday, April 28th.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet began playing the piano at age five, and was accepted into the prestigious Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris at the young age of twelve. He has performed around the world for more than 30 years and recorded more than 50 albums and is now one of the most sought-after soloists in the world. He has won many awards as a concert pianist, and his recordings have won many prizes, including the Schallplattenpreis, the Diapason d’Or, a Gramophone Award and the Edison Prize. In 2010 Thibaudet released his latest CD, Gershwin, featuring big jazz band orchestrations of Rhapsody in Blue. Thibaudet was the soloist on the Oscar-winning soundtrack of Atonement and the Oscar-nominated Pride and Prejudice. Thibaudet was awarded the title Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture in 2012.